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Stack #39656

Endocirne System Stack #39656 Mod F

acr/o extremities - hands, feet
aden/o gland
-dispsia thirst
glyc/o glucose
hyper- above, over, beyond, excessive
hypo- below, under, low
-ism state of, condition
-ectomy surgical removal
-pathy disease
poly- many
thry/o thyroid
thyroid/o thyroid
toxic/o poison
-osis disease, abnormal condition
-oma tumor
endo- within, inner
crino- secrete, separate something
-ology study of
-ist specialist in field of study
-physis to grow
-emia blood
-megaly enlargemrnt
-uria characteristic of urine
acromegaly enlargement of extremities after puberty
adenopathy any disease of a gland
glycosuria abnormal amount of sugar in urine
hyperthyroidism overactivity of the thyroid gland
hypoglycemia less than normal blood sugar levels
hypophysectomy surgical removal of pituitary gland
thyrotoxicosis acute hyperactivity of thyroid gland known as THYROID STORM
endocrinologist physician or specialist whom specializes in treating diseases & disorders of endocrine system
adenoma benign glandular tumor
polydipsia excessive thirst
aldosterone hormone that regulates sodium (Na) & potassium (K) balance
cretinism congenital condition caused by lack of thyroid secretion
dwarfism condition in which abnormal underdevelpoment of body due to undersecretion of GH
epinephrine hormone that is body's response to stress by increasing the heart rate
euthyroid normally functioning thyroid
exocrine gland gland that opens onto surface of skin through ducts
gigantism abnormal condition of excessive size & height due to oversecretion of GH
glucose sugar in the body
goiter enlargement of thyroid gland
metabolism sum of all physical & chemical processes taking place in the body
norepinephrine hormone that is bodys response to stress by raising the blood pressure
oxytocin hormone that stimulates uterine contraction during birth and relase of milk from breasts
syndrome group of symptoms of a particular disease or abnormality
virilism development of masculine physical traits in a female
Created by: rmorales