Definition of Addisonian in English:


Syllabification: Ad·di·so·ni·an
Pronunciation: /ˌadəˈsōnēən


  • 1Of, relating to, or characteristic of the works or style of Joseph Addison.
  • 2 Medicine Of, relating to, or characterized by Addison’s disease.
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    • Classic features of Addisonian crisis include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and delirium, but these are often present for other reasons in critically ill patients.
    • Two bitches become clinically Addisonian after the physical and hormonal stress of whelping puppies.
    • Dexamethosone sodium phosphate is the corticosteroid of choice for the animal in an Addisonian crisis.

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