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Term:
abnormal circulating cortisol level (MP:0014160)
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abnormal circulating corticosterone level +   
abnormal circulating cortisol level +   
any anomaly in the blood concentration of the principal glucocorticoid produced by the zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex within the adrenal gland; cortisol is released in response to stress and a low level of blood glucose; it functions to increase blood sugar through gluconeogenesis, to suppress the immune system, and to aid the metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrate; it also decreases bone formation
decreased circulating glucocorticoid level +   
increased circulating glucocorticoid level +   

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Definition Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cortisol

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