SIMMONDS

pituitary gland disorder that is caused by necrosis and failure of the anterior lobe of the gland. It results in a secondary failure of the gonads, thyroid gland and adrenal cortex.

SIMMONDS: "A person with Simmond's disease may be anorexic, hypotensive, tachycardic and hypoglycemic."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SIMMONDS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/simmonds-disease/ (accessed July 16, 2019).
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