prolactin-producing adenoma


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pro·lac·tin-·pro·duc·ing ad·e·no·ma

a pituitary adenoma composed of prolactin-producing cells; it gives rise to symptoms of nonpuerperal amenorrhea and galactorrhea (Forbes-Albright syndrome) in women and to impotence in men.
Synonym(s): prolactinoma

pro·lac·tin-pro·duc·ing ad·e·no·ma

(prō-lak'tin-prŏ-dūs'ing ad'ĕ-nō'mă)
A pituitary adenoma composed of prolactin-producing cells; it gives rise to symptoms of nonpuerperal amenorrhea and galactorrhea (Forbes-Albright syndrome) in women and to impotence in men.
Synonym(s): prolactinoma.
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