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aldosteronism

noun al·do·ste·ron·ism \-ˌrō-ˌniz-əm, -ˈrō-\

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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