hyperadrenalism


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Related to hyperadrenalism: hyperaldosteronism, hypoadrenalism

hyperadrenalism

[¦hī·pər·ə′dren·əl‚iz·əm]
(medicine)
Hypersecretion of adrenal hormones marked by increased basal metabolism, decreased sugar tolerance, and glycosuria. Also known as hypercorticism.
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