Addison's disease

Definition of Addison's disease

Ad´di`son's dis`ease´
1.(Med.) A morbid condition causing a peculiar brownish discoloration of the skin, and thought, at one time, to be due to disease of the suprarenal capsules (two flat triangular bodies covering the upper part of the kidneys), but now known not to be dependent upon this causes exclusively. It is usually fatal.

Related Words

Addison's syndrome, adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder, hypoadrenalism, hypoadrenocorticism
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