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noun adre·no·pause \ə-ˈdrē-nə-ˌpȯz, -ˈdren-ə-\

Medical Definition of adrenopause

  1. :  a gradual and progressive decrease in the secretion of hormones by the adrenal glands that occurs normally with increasing age during adult life <The phenotypic features of adrenopause are less well chronicled, possibly because adrenopause occurs over decades (starting at age 25 years) …—Sara L. Berga, Alternative Therapies in Women's Health, February 2005>

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