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.
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 n.
A disease caused by partial or total failure of adrenocortical function, characterized by a bronzelike pigmentation of the skin and mucous membranes, anemia, weakness, nausea, and low blood pressure. Also called bronzed disease, chronic adrenocortical insufficiency.
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.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Joseph or his works. fluent and clear in literary style. of or relating to . one who studies the works of Joseph . Historical Examples He complains gently in his Addisonian way of the inconvenience to which he was put for want of funds. James Madison Sydney Howard Gay […]