adrenalism

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Related to hypercorticoidism: Cushing's disease, hypercortisolism
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ad·re·nal·ism

n. adrenalismo, disfunción de la glándula suprarrenal que ocasiona síntomas de debilidad y decaimiento.
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These data are in agreement with our previous findings showing that diabetic animals present a hyperactivity of hypothalamuspituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis with consequent hypercorticoidism [21].
Therefore, the indiscriminate use of antioxidants may represent a risk to develop several morbidities related to persistent hypercorticoidism.
Measurement of urinary free cortisol 20a-dihydrocortisol in biochemical diagnosis of chronic hypercorticoidism. Clin Chem 1986; 32:808-10.