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Endocrine Key Vocab

hyposecretion lower than normal levels being secreted
hypersecretion higher than normal levels being secreted
hyperglycemia high blood sugar levels
glucosuria glucose in urine (caused by hyperglycemia)
polydipsia excessive drinking / thirst
polyuria excessive urination
polyphagia excessive eating/hunger
Myxedema facial edema
Edema collection of fluid in the skin- like swelling.
Goiter enlargement of the thyroid due to lack of iodine needed to secrete T3 and T4
Midget similar to a dwarf, but midgets have torso/head and limbs in proportion to each other.
Metabolic syndrome a diabetic based disorder where the cells become resistant to insulin. The pancreas compensates by making more insulin/ Over time the insulin producing cells “wear out” and die, causing less insulin to me made.
Created by: russcrick