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A&P Chap 11&15

Hodgkins Disease cancer of lymph nodes
Hodgkins treatment chemo or radiation
why are tonsils no longer removed as frequently? they act as filters; needed to filter out infection
Opportunistic Infections Conditions that AIDS patients are susceptable to as the disease progresses; life threatening
Severe allergic reaction Anaphalaxis Shock
Organ affected by infectious mono Liver
Substance that diffuses from the capillaries into the tissue Lymph
Lymph vessels are located parallel to veins, in almost all tissues and organs in the body
HIV transmission Sex, needles, in utero, at birth
Graves disease hyperactive thyroid disease; bulging eyes
cushings hypersecretion of the glucocorticoid hormone; moon face, buffalo hump
addisons hyperfunctioning of adrenal cortex; extreme pigmentation, bronzing
diabetus mellitus decretion of the ssecretion of insulin
steroid abuse use of androgenic anabolic steroids; build bulk or mass
follicle stimulating hormone pituitary anterior
antidiuretic hormone pituitary posterior
thyroxine T4 of thyroid
parathormone parathyroid
epinephrine adrenal medulla
androgens adrenal cortex
glucagon pancreas
thymosin thymus
estrogen gonad ovaries
testosterone gonad testes
polyuria excessive urination
polydipsia excessive thirst
polyphagia excessive hunger
what hormone controls rate of metabolism, heat production, oxid. of cells thyroxine
autoimmunity actions of immunity agaist ones own self
inflammation and swelling of a lymph node lymphadenitis
secretions of the adrenals mineralcorticoids, glucocorticoids, gonadocorticoids
primary function of adrenal controls electrical activity
patient has high blood calcium level, which gland is causing this parathyroid
cortisone and cortisol are examples of glucocorticoids
islets of langerhans in the pancreas, secretes insulin, a cells-produce glucagon, b cells produce insulin
alpha cells produce glucagon, in islets of langerhans
beta cells produce insulin, in islets of langerhans
functions of lymphatic system fat transport, remove & destroy toxins, disease resistant, produce lymphocytes, develops immunity, returns lymph fluid to bloodstream
endocrine gland both exocrine and endocrine pancreas
lymph color straw
duct glands are exocrine
natural immunity born with it
passive acquired baby gets from mom
natural acquired disease built immunity (chicken pox)
artificial acquired vaccines
unbroken skin and mucus are examples of natural immunity
the aging adult, the pituitary gland shrinks
ADH holds onto water, vasopressin
oxytocin released during childbirth; causes contractions
thyroxine controls metabolism, heat production, oxid. of cells
calcitonin lowers calcium
parathormone raises calcium
thymosin immune system; production of t cells (cancer)
body's ability to resist pathogens immunity
hormone secreted by pineal gland melatonin
gland located at base of brain pituitary
hodgkins disease cancer of lymph nodes; chemo or radiation
causes increased susceptibility to infections and slower healing in older adults diabetes
growth hormone growth and development
TSH stimulates the growth and development of the thyroid gland
ACTH stimulates the growth and development of the adrenal cortex
FSH stimulates the growth of the graafian follicle and the production of estrogen; sperm in males
LH growth of the graafian follicle and the production of estrogen; formation of the corpus luteum; progesterone
prolactin milk production
type of immunity a person is born with natural
aldosterone mineralcorticoid hormone of the adrenal cortex; sodium/potassium
sleep/wake cycles melatonin
hyperfunction of the pituitary gigantism
adrenalin is epinephrine produced in the adrenal medulla; cardiac stimulant
anterior pituitary secretes GH, TSH, PLH, ACTH, FSH, LH, ICSH
serious, usually fatal, disease caused by supression of the immune system AIDS/HIV
serious allergic reaction anaphalaxis shock
cancer of the lymph nodes hodgkins
failure of the immune system to protect itself against foreign substances hypersensitivity
infectious disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus mono
chronic, multisymptom, inflammatory, autoimmune disease lupus
inflammation and swelling of the lymph nodes lymphadenitis
autoimmune diease in which the skin and blood vessels thicken scleroderma
infection of the tonsils tonsillitis
excessive thirst is called polydypsia
synthetic form of oxytocin pitocin
common symptom of someone with diabetes insipidus excessive thirst from water loss
spleens first action in response to a deep cut push out RBCs stored up
Created by: tramar