hyperadrenalism

hyperadrenalism
n.
overactivity of the adrenal glands. See Cushing's syndrome.

* * *

hy·per·adre·nal·ism (hi″pər-ə-dreґnəl-iz-əm) abnormally increased secretion of adrenal hormones; see adrenocortical hormone and adrenomedullary hormones.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hyperadrenalism — n. overactivity of the adrenal glands. See: Cushing s syndrome …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hyperadrenalism — noun a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity • Syn: ↑Cushing s disease • Hypernyms: ↑glandular disease, ↑gland disease, ↑glandular disorder,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Гиперадренализм (Hyperadrenalism) — чрезмерная активность надпочечников. См. Синдром Кушинга. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ГИПЕРАДРЕНАЛИЗМ — (hyperadrenalism) чрезмерная активность надпочечников. См. Синдром Кушинга …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • List of diseases (H) — A list of diseases in the English wikipedia.DiseasesTOC HaHag Ham* Hageman factor deficiency * Hagemoser Weinstein Bresnick syndrome * Hailey Hailey disease * Hair defect with photosensitivity and mental retardation * Hairy cell leukemia * Hairy… …   Wikipedia

  • adrenalism — SYN: hypercorticoidism. * * * adren·al·ism (ə drenґəl iz əm) any disorder of adrenal function, whether decreased (adrenal or adrenocortical insufficiency) or increased (hyperadrenalism or hyperadrenocorticism) …   Medical dictionary

  • trilostane — An adrenal steroid inhibitor used for amelioration of adrenal hyperfunction in Cushing syndrome. * * * tri·lo·stane (triґlo stān) an adrenocortical suppressant that has been used as an aldosterone antagonist to raise potassium levels in… …   Medical dictionary

  • hiperadrenalism — HIPERADRENALÍSM s. n. hiperfuncţie a suprarenalelor. (< engl. hyperadrenalism) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • adenosis — noun a disorder of the glands of the body • Syn: ↑glandular disease, ↑gland disease, ↑glandular disorder • Hypernyms: ↑disorder, ↑upset • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cushing's disease — noun a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity • Syn: ↑hyperadrenalism • Hypernyms: ↑glandular disease, ↑gland disease, ↑glandular disorder, ↑adenosis …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”