hypoadrenalism

[hahy-poh-uh-dreen-l-iz-uh m, -uh-dren-]

noun

underactivity of the adrenal gland, as in Addison's disease.

Nearby words

  1. hypo,
  2. hypo-,
  3. hypoacidity,
  4. hypoacusis,
  5. hypoadenia,
  6. hypoaeolian mode,
  7. hypoalbuminemia,
  8. hypoaldosteronuria,
  9. hypoalgesia,
  10. hypoalimentation

Also hy·po·a·dre·ni·a [hahy-poh-uh-dree-nee-uh] /ˈhaɪ poʊ əˈdri ni ə/.

Origin of hypoadrenalism


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Medicine definitions for hypoadrenalism

hypoadrenalism

[hī′pō-ə-drēnə-lĭz′əm, -drĕnə-]

n.

Reduced adrenocortical function.

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