TITLE

metyrapone test

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1355
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term metyrapone test is presented. The term refers to one of several diagnostic tests to assess the integrity of the pituitary-adrenal axis, especially used in the diagnosis of ACTH deficiencies and Cushing's disease. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21235844

 

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