hypoadrenocorticism


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hypoadrenocorticism

[¦hī·pō·ə¦drē·nō′kȯrd·ə‚siz·əm]
(medicine)
Lowered or subnormal adrenal cortex activity.
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Fluid and electrolyte therapy in endocrine disorders: diabetes mellitus and hypoadrenocorticism.
Given these very preliminary findings," the authors concluded, "we believe it is possible that liquorice may, in future, prove to be a useful adjunct in the management of canine hypoadrenocorticism.
Ultrasonographic evaluation of the adrenal glands in six dogs with hypoadrenocorticism.
Used in the diagnosis of hyperadrenocorticism or hypoadrenocorticism.