hypoadrenalism


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hypoadrenalism

 [hi″po-ah-dren´al-izm]
deficiency of adrenal activity, as in Addison's disease.

hy·po·a·dre·nal·ism

(hī'pō-ă-drē'năl-izm),
Reduced adrenocortical function.

hypoadrenalism

/hy·po·adren·a·lism/ (-ah-dre´nal-izm) adrenal insufficiency (1).

hypoadrenalism

hypoadrenalism

An imprecise term that usually refers to adrenocortical insufficiency.

hy·po·a·dre·nal·ism

(hī'pō-ă-drē'năl-izm)
1. Reduced function of both the cortices and medullae of the suprarenal gland.
2. Reduced adrenal cortical function, hypocorticoidism.

hy·po·a·dre·nal·ism

(hī'pō-ă-drē'năl-izm)
Reduced adrenocortical function.

hypoadrenalism

deficiency of adrenal activity, as in Addison's disease.
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