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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.
Noun1.Addison's disease - a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
Addison's syndrome, adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder, hypoadrenalism, hypoadrenocorticism
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