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Cushing's syndrome definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol [syn: Cushing's syndrome, hyperadrenocorticism]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1937 an abnormal bodily condition that is caused by excess corticosteroids and especially cortisol usually from adrenal or pituitary hyperfunction and is characterized especially by obesity, hypertension, muscular weakness, and easy bruising



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