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Medical Term:

Cushing disease

Pronunciation: kush'ing

Definition: adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an ACTH-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary.

Synonym(s): Cushing pituitary basophilism

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