Cushing's disease

noun
Cush·ing's disease | \ ˈku̇-shiŋz- \

Definition of Cushing's disease 

: Cushing's syndrome especially when caused by excessive production of ACTH by the pituitary gland

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circa 1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cushing's disease

Harvey Cushing

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Cushing's disease

noun
Cush·ing's disease | \ ˌku̇sh-iŋz- \

Medical Definition of Cushing's disease 

: Cushing's syndrome especially when caused by excessive production of ACTH by the pituitary gland

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