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MT Short Course Sys3

Endocrine System Abbreviations and Terms

adren/o adrenal/o adrenal gland
hypophys/o pituitary gland
oophor/o ovary
orch/o orchi/o testis
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid gland
pituitar/o pituitary gland
thym/o thymus gland
thyroaden/o thyroid/o thyroid gland
DM diabetes mellitus; type 1 and type 2
GH growth hormone; pituitary hormone that stimulates bone and joint growth
GTT glucose tolerance test
K+ potassium
NA+ sodium
T3 triiodothyronine
T4 thyroxine
RIA test that measures hormone levels in the blood
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone; pituitary hormone that stimulates the adrenal cortex
TSH thyroid stimulation hormone; produced in the pituitary gland
FBS test to measure blood sugar after fasting; fasting blood sugar
TFT thyroid function test
ADH pituitary hormone that influences the kidney to hold water in the body; anti-diuretic hormone
FSH follicle stimulating hormone ( pituitary hormone that stimulates ovaries to produce egg cells
Created by: cskinner