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Meda 102

Endocrine System - Chapt 11

The combining forms meaning adrenal gland adrenal/o or adren/o
The combining form meaning male andr/o
The combining form meaning to secrete crin/o
The combining form meaning thirst dips/o
The combining forms meaning sugar gluc/o, glucos/o, glyc/o, glycos/o
The combining form meaning an urging on (hormone) hormone/o
The combining forms meaning thyroid gland (shield) thyr/o, thyroid/o
These are located next to each kidney adrenal glands
Located on the posterior aspect of the thyroid gland in the neck parathyroid glands
This regulates immune response thymosin
This gland regulates metabolism thyroid gland
Protrusion of one or both eyeballs exophthalmos; exophthalmus
An excessive growth of hair especially in unusual places hirsutism
Abnormally high level of calcium in the blood hypercalcemia
The term for high blood sugar hyperglycemia
The term for abnormally high level of potassium in the blood hyperkalemia
Presence of an abnormal amount of ketone bodies in the blood ketosis
Excessive thirst polydipsia
Excessive urination polyuria
Collection of signs and symptoms caused by an excessive level of cortisol cushing syndrome
Mellitus means sugar
Disorder in which the patient usually is not dependent on insulin for survival Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Disease characterized by enlarged features, especially the face and hands caused by Hypersecretion of the pituitary hormone after puberty acromegaly
Condition of congenital hyposecretion of Growth hormone slowing growth and causing a short yet proportionate stature pituitary dwarfism
Enlargement of the thyroid gland caused by the lack of iodine goiter
Another term used to describe hyperthyroidism of thyrotoxicosis Graves Disease
Condition causing low thyroid levels in the blood that result in sluggishness, slow pulse, and often obesity hypothyroidism
Measurement of the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood is abbreviated BS (blood sugar)
Measurement of blood sugar level after a fast of 12 hours is called fasting blood sugar: FBS
Measurement of blood sugar level after a meal postprandial blood sugar: PPBS
Measurement of the body's ability to metabolize carbohydrates Glucose Tolerance Test: GTT
__________ balance is essential for normal metabolism electrolyte
Imaging used to obtain a transverse view of the pituitary gland Computed Tomography; CT
Nuclear image involving scan of the thyroid to visualize the radioactive accumulation of previously ingested isotopes to detect thyroid nodules or tumors thyroid uptake and image
Excision of the thymus gland thymectomy
Excision of the thyroid gland thyroidectomy
This material will eradicate thyroid tumor cells radioactive iodine
A drug that raises blood glucose antihypoglycemic
Insulin is an example of what type of drug antihyperglycemic
Created by: meda_vsoladey