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ch. 18 abrv. endocr

ch. 18 abrv. endocrine system

ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)
BGM blood glucose monitoring
BMR basal metabolic rate (an indicator of thyroid function,m but not in current use)
DI diabetes insipidus
DM diabetes mellitus
FBG fasting blood glucose
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
GH growth hormone
GTT glucose tolerance test
HbA1C test for the presence of glucose attached to hemoglobin
ICSH interstitial cell-stimulating hormone
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
IGF insulin-like growth factor
K potassium
LH luteinizing hormone
MEN multiple endocrine neoplasia
Na sodium
NIDDM non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
17-OH 17-hydroxycorticosteroids
OT oxytocin
PRL prolactin
PTH parathyroid hormone
RAI radioactive iodine
RIA radioimmunoassay
SIADH syndrome of inappropriate ADH
STH somatotropin
T3 trriodothyronine
T4 thyroxine
TFT thyroid function test
TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone
Created by: funnykitty24