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ModF Lab Final Vocab

Vocab Chapter 9

thyro- thyroid; shield
-osis condition of
-pexy fixation
-ectomy excision
-physis growth
insul- insulin
aden gland
T3 triiodothyronine
T4 thyroxine
DM diabetes mellitus
tumor of a gland adenoma
enlargement of the extremeties caused by excessive growth hormone acromegaly
softening of a gland adenomalacia
any disease of the adrenal gland adrenopathy
congenital deficiency in the secreation of the thyroid hormones T3 and T4 cretinism
hormone produced by the adrenal medulla; adrenaline epinephrine
condition of being abnormally small dwarfism
hormone porduced by the pituitary gland that stimulates uterine contraction oxytocin
condition of masculinity developed in a woman virilism
hormone produced by hypothalamus stored in posterior lob of the pituitary gland vasopressin
hormone produced by the testes testosterone
the master gland of the body pituitary gland
gland that has a role in metabolism and regulates the body's metabolic processes thyroid
essential for maintenance of a normal level of blood sugar Pancreas; beta cells produce insulin
the principle mineralocorticoid secreated by the adrenal cortex is aldosterone
epinephrine does? assists in regulation of the sympathetic branch of the nervous system
glands with ducts exocrine
glands with out ducts endocrine
what is a hormone? chemical substance produced by the endocrine glands
Created by: angelcap99