Cushing's disease: Meaning and Definition of

Cush'ing's disease"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a disease characterized by abnormal accumulations of facial and trunk fat, fatigue, hypertension, and osteoporosis, caused by hyperfunction of the adrenal cortex or administration of adrenal cortical hormones. Also called
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