Definition of Cushing's disease in English:

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Cushing's disease

Pronunciation: /ˈko͝oSHiNGz dəˌzēz/


Cushing’s syndrome as caused by a tumor of the pituitary gland.
Example sentences
  • The pituitary gland tumors in Cushing's disease aren't usually cancerous.
  • Cranial nerve II may be affected by enlarging pituitary adenomas in Cushing's disease; cranial nerves III, IV and VI may also be affected.
  • Endocrine causes of acne include Cushing's disease or syndrome, polycystic ovary syndrome, and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

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Syllabification: Cush·ing's dis·ease

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