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CUSHING'S SYNDROME

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cushing's syndrome mean? 

CUSHING'S SYNDROME (noun)
  The noun CUSHING'S SYNDROME has 1 sense:

1. a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol

  Familiarity information: CUSHING'S SYNDROME used as a noun is very rare.


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CUSHING'S SYNDROME (noun)


Sense 1Cushing's syndrome [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

Cushing's syndrome; hyperadrenocorticism

Hypernyms ("Cushing's syndrome" is a kind of...):

adenosis; gland disease; glandular disease; glandular disorder (a disorder of the glands of the body)


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