an abnormality of the body’s electrolyte balance, caused by excessive secretion of by the adrenal cortex and characterized by hypertension, low serum pot-ssium, excessive urination, and alkalosis.
aldosteronism al·dos·ter·on·ism (āl-dŏs’tə-rō-nĭz’əm, āl’dō-stěr’ə-)
a disorder marked by excessive secretion of the hormone aldosterone, which can cause weakness, cardiac irregularities, and abnormally high blood pressure. also called hyperaldosteronism.
noun an oxime formed by reaction between hydroxylamine and an aldehyde
- Aldrich syndrome
aldrich syndrome aldrich syndrome al·drich syndrome (ôl’drĭch) n. see wiskott-aldrich syndrome.
noun a town in central england, in walsall unitary authority, west midlands: formed by the amalgamation of neighbouring towns in 1966. pop: 35 525 (2001)
alds american league division series contemporary examples in the 2001 alds, the yankees led the oakland athletics 1-0 in the seventh inning. 10 unforgettable derek jeter highlights (video) jack holmes september 28, 2014
- Aldus manutius
. aldus [awl-duh s,, al-] /ˈɔl dəs,, ˈæl-/ (show ipa), (teobaldo mannucci or manuzio) 1450–1515, italian printer and cl-ssical scholar. historical examples i was then studying law at pisa, and one of my companions in the cl-ss-room was aldus manutius, renowned as a book-collector. the great book-collectors charles isaac elton and mary augusta elton t-tle-page […]