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Chapter 18- Endocrin

Chapter 18- Endocrine System

When the thyroid gland becomes enlarged it is called a _________________. goiter
This type of diabetes is brought on by hormonal changes during pregnancy. gestational diabetes
The most common form of hyperthyroidism is ______________________. Graves disease
___________________ is the enlargement of the extremeties due to the hypersecretion of the anterior pituitary after puberty. acromegaly
ADH antidiuretic hormone
BMR basal metabolic rate
DI diabetes insipidus
DM diabetes mellitus
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
GH growth hormone
GTT glucose tolerance test
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
LH luteinizing hormone
NIDDM non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
PTH parathyroid hormone
TSH thyroid stimulating hormone
Protrusion of the eyeballs is referred to as ______________________. exophthalmos
The deficient production of the parathyroid hormone results in ______________________. hypoparathyroidism
A group of symptoms produced by an excess of cortisol secreted from the adrenal cortex is called ____________________. Cushing Syndrome
The hypofunctioning of the adrenal cortex is called ______________________. Addison disease
The lack of insulin secretion or the resistance of insulin in promoting sugar, starch, and fat metabolism in cells is called _______________________. diabetes mellitus
The hypersecretion of the growth hormone from the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland before puberty results in ____________________. gigantism
A ______________________ scan is performed by administering radioactive iodine orally and imaging its uptake by the thyroid gland to assess the thyroid function. radioactive iodine uptake
This procedure is the most common procedure performed to treat pancreatic cancer. Whipple procedure
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