ADRENAL-CORTICAL HYPERFUNCTION

the over-production of chemicals generated by the adrenal cortex, such as glucocorticoids where Cushing's syndrome could develop, and nerve injuries could present due to too much aldosterone. Other disorders and ailments can present dependent upon the specific chemical being over-produced.

ADRENAL-CORTICAL HYPERFUNCTION: "Adrenal-cortical hyperfunction is observed primarily in people in their thirties and forties"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADRENAL-CORTICAL HYPERFUNCTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adrenal-cortical-hyperfunction/ (accessed February 25, 2020).
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