Definition of Addisonian in English:


Line breaks: Ad¦di¦son|ian
Pronunciation: /ˌadɪˈsəʊnɪən


  • 1Relating to or characteristic of the writing of Joseph Addison.
  • 2 Medicine 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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