hypoadrenocorticism


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Noun1.hypoadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
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Among their topics are breeding management of the queen: pre-breeding examination and breeding husbandry, genetic disease counseling in the pre-breeding examination, canine hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's Disease), medical abortion: canine and feline, infectious causes of pregnancy loss: feline, and ultrasonographic gestational aging in the bitch and queen.
White blood cell count and the sodium to potassium ratio to screen for hypoadrenocorticism in dogs.
Still other UC-Davis researchers are getting to the bottom of the genetic factors for the canine ailments hyperuricosuria, brachycephaly, Alaskan Husky encephalopathy, spinal dysraphism in Weimaraners, and autoimmune hypoadrenocorticism in Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers.
A less common problem is Addison's disease or hypoadrenocorticism.