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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Ad·di·son's disease /ˈædəsənz-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 Addison's disease 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·di·son's dis·ease  Med. A morbid condition causing a peculiar brownish discoloration of the skin, hypotension, and loss of weight; it is due to insufficient secretion of adrenocortical hormones. Untreated disease is usually fatal.  Called also chronic adrenocortical insufficiency

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Addison's disease
      n : a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the
          cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and
          prostration with brownish skin [syn: Addison's syndrome,
           hypoadrenalism, hypoadrenocorticism]