Meaning of “primary aldosteronism” in the English Dictionary

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"primary aldosteronism" in British English

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primary aldosteronismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌpraɪ.mər.i æl.dəˈster.ə.nɪz.əm/ us /ˈpraɪ.mer.i ˌæl.doʊˈster.əˌnɪz.əm/ specialized

a condition in which the adrenal glands (= two organs just above the kidneys) produce too much of the hormone aldosterone. It is often a symptom of an adrenal tumour

(Definition of “primary aldosteronism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)