hyperadrenocorticism

noun

hy·​per·​ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​cism ˈhī-pə-rə-ˌdrē-nō-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌsiz-əm How to pronounce hyperadrenocorticism (audio)
: 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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“Hyperadrenocorticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperadrenocorticism. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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