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  • noun Cushing's syndrome

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  • noun a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol


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  • Myron, the male, became ill some years ago and lived fairly well with Cushing's disease, more accurately referred to as hyperadrenocorticism, the production of too much corticosteroids.

    Bakersfield.com Latest news 2009

  • I read about hyperadrenocorticism and feminizing testes and something called cryptorchidism, which applied to me.

    Middlesex Eugenides, Jeffery 2002

  • Common diseases that cause an increase in urine volume are diabetes, hyperadrenocorticism Cushing's disease, kidney dysfunction and liver dysfunction.

    The Seattle Times 2011


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