Medical Definition of Adrenal gland hypofunction

1. Adrenocortical hypofunction includes all conditions in which adrenal steroid hormone secretion falls below the requirements of the body. Adrenal insufficiency may be divided into two general categories: (1) those associated with primary inability of the adrenal to elaborate sufficient quantities of hormone and (2) those associated with a secondary failure due to a primary failure in the elaboration of adrenocorticotropin. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adrenal Gland Hypofunction

adrenal angiography
adrenal apoplexy
adrenal artery
adrenal body
adrenal calcification
adrenal capsule
adrenal cortex
adrenal cortex injection
adrenal cortexes
adrenal cortical carcinomas
adrenal cortical steroid
adrenal crisis
adrenal cyst
adrenal gland
adrenal gland hypofunction (current term)
adrenal gland insufficiency
adrenal gland tumour
adrenal glands
adrenal hyperplasia
adrenal hypertension
adrenal imaging
adrenal insufficiency
adrenal medulla
adrenal medullary imaging
adrenal myelolipoma

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