cryohypophysectomy

cryohypophysectomy

 [kri-o-hi″po-fiz-ek´to-me]
destruction of the pituitary gland by the application of cold.

cry·o·hy·po·phys·ec·to·my

(krī'ō-hī-pof'i-sek'tō-mē),
Destruction of hypophysis by the application of extreme cold.
[cryo- + hypophysis + G. ektomē, excision]