aldosteronism

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Related to secondary aldosteronism: Conn's syndrome, primary aldosteronism

al·dos·ter·on·ism

 (ăl-dŏs′tə-rō-nĭz′əm, ăl′dō-stĕr′ə-)
n.
A disorder marked by excessive secretion of aldosterone, characterized by weakness, cardiac irregularities, and abnormally high blood pressure.

aldosteronism

(ˌældəʊˈstɛrənɪzəm)
n
high blood pressure caused by excess aldosterone in the blood and urine

al•do•ster•on•ism

(ˌæl doʊˈstɛr əˌnɪz əm, ælˈdɒs tə roʊ-)

n.
an abnormality of the body's electrolyte balance, caused by excessive secretion of aldosterone by the adrenal cortex.
[1950–55]

Aldosteronism

Overproduction of the adrenal hormone aldosterone, resulting in a decrease in the body’s potassium store.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aldosteronism - a condition caused by overproduction of aldosteronealdosteronism - a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
Translations

al·dos·ter·on·ism

n. aldosteronismo, trastorno causado por una secreción excesiva de aldosterona.

aldosteronism

n aldosteronismo