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ad·di·so·ni·an

(ad'i-sō'nē-an),
Relating to or described by Thomas Addison; used in relation to the various features of Addison disease.
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If The Sketch Book as the early nineteenth-century American representative of the Addisonian discourse of amiable and good-natured laughter makes sense, then--also given the fact of its enormous popularity--what can be learned by reading Miles Coverdale as another potential American version of Mr.
The Addisonian spectator, for all his class-bound male-centered exclusivity, helped create the principles of the critical judgment that still shape our discourse.
With daily doses of steroid hormones Addisonians can lead a very near-to-normal life.
This new social virtue was less Spartan and more Addisonian, less the harsh self-sacrifice of antiquity and more the willingness to
For van Effen, Britain's newly acquired Addisonian polish reforms the errors of too saucy an imagination.
The causes of hyponatremia in a postsurgical patient include syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH), infusion of hypotonic solutions, excessive diuretics, congestive heart failure, renal disease, and addisonian crisis.
He himself was soon known as the author of Addisonian essays called The Medler and The Correspondent which reproved his contemporaries from the pages of the Boston Chronicle and the Connecticut Journal.
This is called an addisonian crisis, or acute adrenal insufficiency.
The son of a Boston tallow chandler, Franklin was apprenticed at twelve to his brother James, a local printer, to whose newspaper he contributed a series of Addisonian essays, the Dogood Papers (1722).
Less common non-infectious dermatoses included Addisonian pigmentation, psoriasis, lichen planus, vitiligo, asteatotic eczema, phytodermatitis, keratolysis exfoliativa, miliaria pustulosa, erythema nodosum, neurofibromatosis and erythroderma.
Without ignoring the rushed manner of composition of the poem, I would suggest that Defoe does, in fact, show a significant level of ease and elegance in several sections of his poem, but that he does so from a position that conceptualises polite exchange in a way that differs notably from Addisonian politeness.
8226; Addisonian crisis which causes severe pain, convulsions and unconsciousness.