Addis count Ad·dis count (ād’ĭs)
The number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and casts in a twelve-hour urine specimen, used to follow the progress of kidney disease.
- Addison’s disease
a disease characterized by asthenia, low blood pressure, and a brownish coloration of the skin, due to decreased secretion of cortisol from the adrenal cortex, resulting in hypoadrenalism. noun a disease characterized by deep bronzing of the skin, anaemia, and extreme weakness, caused by underactivity of the adrenal glands Also called adrenal insufficiency Addison’s disease […]
Joseph, 1672–1719, English essayist and poet. Thomas, 1793–1860, English physician. a town in NE Illinois. Contemporary Examples Clover, Mia, Addison, and Jane have developed that typical lasting friendship that comes from rooming together freshman year. Deborah Copaken Kogan’s Novel ‘The Red Book’ Examines the Cult of Achievement Katharine Herrup April 3, 2012 “Dr. Addison has […]
- Addison’s clinical plane
addison’s clinical plane Addison’s clinical plane n. Any of a series of planes used in thoracoabdominal topography. See under interspinal plane, intertubercular plane, lateral plane, median plane, transpyloric plane, and transthoracic plane.
- Addison’s anemia
addison’s anemia Addison’s anemia Ad·di·son’s anemia (ād’ĭ-sənz) or ad·di·so·ni·an anemia (ād’ĭ-sō’nē-ən) n. See pernicious anemia.