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hyperadrenocorticism

noun hy·per·ad·re·no·cor·ti·cism \ ˈhī-pə-rə-ˌdrē-nō-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌsiz-əm \

medical Definition of hyperadrenocorticism

:an abnormal condition marked by the presence of an excess of adrenocortical hormones and especially cortisol in the body; especially :cushing's syndrome

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