Definition of Addisonism in English:

Addisonism

noun

Medicine
  • Addison's disease; (also) chronic adrenocortical insufficiency from causes other than disease of the adrenal glands.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From the name of Thomas Addison + -ism, after French addisonisme.

Pronunciation:

Addisonism

/ˈadɪsənɪz(ə)m/