Share this entry

Share this page


División en sílabas: al·do·ster·on·ism
Pronunciación: /ˌaldōˈstərəˌnizəm, alˈdästərə-

Definición de aldosteronism en inglés:


A condition in which there is excessive secretion of aldosterone. This disturbs the balance of sodium, potassium, and water in the blood and so leads to high blood pressure.
Example sentences
  • Large chronic doses of licorice may result in cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and pseudoprimary aldosteronism (including symptoms of hypertension, hypokalemia, and edema).
  • Glucose intolerance may occur in clinical conditions where there is severe hypokalaemia and a deficit in potassium balance such as primary or secondary aldosteronism or after prolonged treatment with diuretics.
  • I was able to rule out a pheochromocytoma and aldosteronism.

Definición de aldosteronism en:

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día resilient
Pronunciación: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
able to recoil or spring back into shape…