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What is the definition or description of: adrenal insufficiency?

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Dr. Amar Agadi
Pathology 8 years experience
Impaired adrenals: Adrenal insufficiency is either an absent or abnormally low production and/or secretion of hormones produced by the adrenal gland. Hormones produced by the adrenal glands include those involved with salt regulation, sugar metabolism, and sex hormones (e.g. derivatives of testosterone).

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