aldosteronism


al·do·ste·ron·ism

noun \al-ˈdäs-tə-rə-ˌni-zəm; ˌal-dō-ˈster-(ˌ)ō-, -ˈstir-; ˌal-dō-stə-ˈrō-\

Definition of ALDOSTERONISM

:  a condition that is characterized by excessive secretion of aldosterone and typically by loss of body potassium, muscular weakness, and elevated blood pressure

First Known Use of ALDOSTERONISM

1955

al·do·ste·ron·ism

noun \-ˌrō-ˌniz-əm, -ˈrō-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALDOSTERONISM

: a condition that is characterized by excessive secretion of aldosterone and typically by loss of body potassium, muscular weakness, and elevated blood pressure—called also hyperaldosteronism

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