Ad·di·son's disease (ădʹĭ-sənz) n.
A disease caused by partial or total failure of adrenocortical function, which is characterized by a bronzelike pigmentation of the skin and mucous membranes, anemia, weakness, and low blood pressure.
  [After Thomas Addison (1793-1860), British physician.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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