Medical Dictionary

hyperadrenocorticism

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

Medical Definition of hyperadrenocorticism

  1. :  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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