Definition of Addisonian in English:

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Addisonian

Pronunciation: /ˌadəˈsōnēən/

adjective

1Relating to or characteristic of the works or style of Joseph Addison.
2 Medicine Relating to or characterized by Addison’s disease.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: Ad·di·so·ni·an

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