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MOD F - WEEK 1 WORDS first week w/ Dickerson

adrenal cortex outer portion of adrenal gland
adrenal medulla inner portion of adrenal gland
adrenaline AKA epinephrine
aldosterone hormone that increases sodium reabsorption
calcitonin increases calcium levels
cortisol increases blood sugar
oxytocin stimulates uterine contractions
T4 AKA thyroxine
T3 AKA triiodothyrynine
homeostasis maintaining a constant internal environment
aden/o gland
gonad/o sex glands
thyr/o thyroid glands
cortic/o cortex
crin/o to secrete
dips/o thirst
estr/o female
gluc/o sugar
glyc/o sugar
home/o sameness or constant
lact/o milk
myx/o mucus
somat/o body cells
toxic/o poison
emia blood condition
tropin stimulating the function of
uria urine condition
eu normal
hyper excessive or above
hypo deficient, below, under
tetra four
tri three
hyperthyroidism over activity of the thyroid
exophthalmos protrusion of the eyeballs
acromegaly enlargement of the extremities after puberty
ACTH andronocorticopic hormone
ADH anti-diuretic hormone
DM diabetes millitis
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
GTT glucose tolerant test
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
ICSH interstitiar cell stimulating hormone
LH lutenizing hormone
OT oxytocin hormone
PRL prolactin
PTH parathyroid hormone
TFT thyroid function test
TSH thyroid stimulating hormones
Created by: ruthalcala