adrenal cortical insufficiency


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adrenal cortical insufficiency

[ə′drēn·əl ′kȯrt·i·kəl ‚in·sə′fish·ən·sē]
(medicine)
Failure of the adrenal cortex to secrete adequate hormones.
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