Cushing's disease

noun
Cush·​ing's disease | \ ˈku̇-shiŋz- How to pronounce Cushing's disease (audio) \

Definition of Cushing's disease

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

First Known Use of Cushing's disease

circa 1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cushing's disease

Harvey Cushing

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The first known use of Cushing's disease was circa 1935

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Cushing's disease

noun
Cush·​ing's disease | \ ˌku̇sh-iŋz- How to pronounce Cushing's disease (audio) \

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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