hyperadrenalism


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hyperadrenalism

(ˌhaɪpərəˈdrɛnəlɪzəm)
n
(Medicine) med a glandular disorder caused by the overactivity of the adrenal glands and often resulting in obesity
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Noun1.hyperadrenalism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
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hy·per·ad·re·nal·ism

n. hiperadrenalismo, aumento anormal de secresión de hormonas supradrenales.
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This caused the reversal of all the clinical features of hyperadrenalism. Her antihypertensives were stopped after the surgery and her diabetic control improved.
A couple of days later I found myself in Llandough Hospital, where I was to spend three weeks, and where, with some wonderful care and treatment, I was diagnosed with the disease, also known as Hyperadrenalism.
In the endocrine organs such as the pancreas, thyroid or adrenal glands, (pathologies such as Cushing's hyperadrenalism or Addison's hypoadrenalism can occur.