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Everest 345 mod f week 4

acr/o extremities
aden/o gland
adren/o gland
-al pertaining to
cortic/o cortex, outer region
crin/o secrete
-dipsia thirst
-emia blood
glyc/o sugar, glucose
gonad/o gonads, sex glands
gynec/o woman, female
hyper- excessive, increased
hypo- decreased, deficient
-ism condition
-megaly large
-otomy surgical incision
-pathy disease suffering
-physis to grow
pituit/o pituitary
poly- many
ren/o kidney
supra- above, upper, excessive
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o thyroid gland
thyroid- thyroid gland
-troph food nutrition
acromegaly excessive growth hormone after puberty
adrenopathy any disease of the adrenal gland
endocrinopathy any disease due to a disorder of the endocrine system
gonadotropic hormonal substance that stimulates the function of the testes or ovaries
hypergonadism condition of excessive hormone secretion of the sex glands
hyperthyroidism excessive secretion of the thyroid gland
hypoglycemia abnormally low blood sugar level
hypophysis deficient growth
pancreatotomy surgical incision into the pancreas
aldosterone adrenal gland hormone that regulates fluid level in the body
cretinism lack of hormones causing retardation in physicial and mental growth
dwarfism lack of growth hormone
GH growth hormone
gigantism excessive growth hormone before puberty
LH luteinizing hormone
melatonin hormone secreted by the pineal gland that sets the body's rhythm
epinephrine hormone secreted by adrenal gland
norepinephrine hormone secreted by the adrenal gland
oxytocin hormone that causes the uterus to contract during labor
diabetes condition causing defects in insulin secretion
IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
NIDDM non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
hypercrinism condition caused by excessive secretion of any gland
Created by: everest