Hypercorticoidism[hī′pĕr-kōr′ti-koyd-izm]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. Excessive secretion of one or more steroid hormones of the adrenal cortex; sometimes used also to designate the state produced by therapeutic administration of large quantities of steroids having glucocorticoid activity, hydrocortisone.

Synonyms
adrenalism , hyperadrenalcorticalism

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