aldosteronism

noun al·do·ste·ron·ism \ 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

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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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