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Endocrine System

cort- covering
-crin to secrete
diuret- to pass urine
endo- within
exo- outside
horm- impulse
hyper- above
hypo- below
lact- milk
medi- middle
para- beside
toc- birth
-tropic changing, turning
vas- vessel
adrenalectomy surgical removal of the adrenal glands
diabetes insipidus large output of dilute urine caused by the posterior pituitary's decreased secretion of antidiuretic hormone
diabetes mellitus condition due to insulin deficiency or the inability to respond to insulin that disturbs carbohydrate, protein, and lipid metabolism
exophthalmos abnormal protrusion of the eyes
goiter bulge in the neck resulting from an enlarged thyroid gland
hirsutism excess hair growth, especially in women
hyperglycemia excess blood glucose
hypoglycemia low blood glucose
polyphagia increased appetite
virilism masculinization of a female
Created by: hannahpiper