secondary alcohol n.
An alcohol containing the bivalent organic radical CHOH.
- Secondary aldosteronism
secondary aldosteronism n. Aldosteronism due not to a defect in the adrenal cortex but to stimulation of secretion caused by extra-adrenal disorders.
- Secondary amenorrhea
secondary amenorrhea n. Amenorrhea in which menstruation begins at puberty but then is subsequently suppressed.
- Secondary amyloidosis
secondary amyloidosis n. Amyloidosis that occurs in association with another chronic disease and is characterized by the deposition of amyloid in fibrous connective tissue, especially in the spleen, liver, kidneys, adrenal glands, and arterioles.
- Secondary anesthetic
secondary anesthetic n. The compound that contributes to, but is not primarily responsible for, loss of sensation when two or more anesthetics are simultaneously administered.