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week 11


proliferation rapid reproduction of a cell
priapism persistent and painful erection of the peins
progestin a natural or synthetic steroid hormone that maintains pregnancy and prevents further ovulation during pregnancy
adrogen a male sex hormone
estrogen any group of steroid hormones that promote the development and maintenance of female characteristics of the body
glucocorticoid a steroid hormone that is produce by the adrenal cortex of animals
hormone a regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells
islets of langerhans groups of pancreatic cells secreting insulin and glucagon
opiate a drug with morphinelike effects, derived from opium
salicylate a salt of salicylic acid
tranqulizer a medicinal drug taken to reduce tension or anxiety
thrombus a blood clot formed in situ within the vascular system of the body and impeding blood flow
vasocongestion the swelling of bodily tissues caused by increased vascular blood flow and localized increase in blood pressure
polypharmacy the use of multiple medications by a patient
pain threshold the point beyond which stimulus causes pain
peak to reach a high point
trough moving in one side and out the other side of an opening
hallucination an experience involving the perception of something not present
endorphin any of a group of hormones secreted within the brain and having a number of physiological functions
otalgia earache
Created by: b.martin0123