Medical Definition of Hyposupradrenalism

1. Adrenocortical insufficiency usually as the result of idiopathic atrophy or destruction of both adrenal glands by tuberculosis, an autoimmune process, or other diseases; characterised by fatigue, decreased blood pressure, weight loss, increased melanin pigmentation of the skin and mucous membranes, anorexia, and nausea or vomiting; without appropriate replacement therapy, it can progress to acute adrenocortical insufficiency. Synonym: Addison's disease, addisonian syndrome, hyposupradrenalism, morbus Addisonii. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyposupradrenalism

hypostyle
hypostyles
hypostypsis
hypostyptic
hyposulfite
hyposulfites
hyposulfurous
hyposulfurous acid
hyposulphate
hyposulphates
hyposulphite
hyposulphites
hyposulphuric
hyposulphurous
hyposulphurous acid
hyposupradrenalism (current term)
hyposystole
hypotactic
hypotactically
hypotarsal
hypotarsi
hypotarsus
hypotaurine
hypotaurine aminotransferase
hypotaxes
hypotaxia
hypotaxis
hypotelorism
hypotension
hypotensions

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