Medical Definition of Addison's disease
: a rare disease marked by deficient secretion of adrenocortical hormones (such as cortisol) that is characterized by fatigue, muscle weakness, weight loss, low blood pressure, irritability or depression, and brownish pigmentation of the skin and is caused by progressive destruction of the adrenal glands (as by an autoimmune response or infection)
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