an abnormality of the body’s electrolyte balance, caused by excessive secretion of by the adrenal cortex and characterized by hypertension, low serum potassium, 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
Thomas Bailey, 1836–1907, U.S. short-story writer, poet, and novelist. Contemporary Examples Despite being invited to dinner by his friend Aldrich, Lillian refused to move into the dining room. America’s First Modern Celebrity Laura Skandera Trombley March 19, 2010 He’s also busy rejecting the professional advances of acne-faced young scientist Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce, somewhat disguised). […]
- Aldrich syndrome
aldrich syndrome Aldrich syndrome Al·drich syndrome (ôl’drĭch) n. See Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.
a brown, water-insoluble, toxic solid consisting of more than 95 percent of the chlorinated hydrocarbon C 12 H 8 Cl 6 : used as an insecticide. Edwin Eugene, Jr (“Buzz”) born 1930, U.S. astronaut. Contemporary Examples On the other was an equally weighty sensation, what aldrin calls “magnificent desolation.” The Daily Beast Recommends The Daily […]
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)