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What is the hormone that stimulates uterine contractions? oxytocin
what is the medical term for sugar in the urine? glycosuria
what is the diagnostic term for the result of decreased activity of the anti-diuretic hormone from the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland? diabetes insipidous
what is polydipsia? extreme thirst
what is the medical term for having an excessive amount of hair? hirsutism
what is a chronic disorder of carbohydrates metabolism which results in hyperglycemia? diabetes mellitus
which of the following is not a diagnostic test?a.FBS b.GTT c.PBI d.FSH d.FSH
Which gland is sometimes called the master gland? pituitary
which gland is especially important in the development of the immune system? thymus gland
What is the sum of all physical and chemical changes taking place in the body? metabolism
Which gland and hormone stimulate the deposit of calcium into bone? thyroid and calcitonin
Where are the adrenal glands located? at the top of each kidney
What is a condition of painful muscle cramps resulting from a low level of calcium? tetany
which gland secretes testosterone? testes
aden/o gland
Which of the following is not a hormone? a.ACTH b.PTH c.BMR d.T3 BMR
Which gland & hormone decrease the level of glucose in the body? pancreas and insulin
What is a medical term for excessive activity of the thyroid gland? hyperthyroidism
what is a medical term for excessive calcium in the blood? hypercalcemia
a thyroid function test is for what? To measure levels of T3 T4 Aand TSH
What is hyperkalemia? condition of excessive potassium in the bloo
is the process of recording the electricity of the brain electroencephalography
what is neurolysis? nerve destruction
cephal/o head
what part of the brain processes thoughts and memories? cerebrum
which cranial nerve supplies most of the organs in the abdominal and thoracic cavity VAGUS nerve
onsided facial paralysis is called? bells palsy
what is another term for headache? Cephalalgia
what is the reflex that suggests abnormalities of the nervous system called? babinski's reflex or sign
what is the medical term for fainting syncope
what is the largest sction of the brain? cerebrum
what is the medical term for impairment of speech? dysphasia
which cranial nerve transports impulses for sense of sound? olfactory nerve
what is the center of the iris called? pupil
what is blepharitis? inflammation of the eyelid
what are the organs that produce tears lacrimal glands
what is the common abbreviation for an earache? otitis media OM
what is the tough outer most layer of the eye? sclera
what is the tissue that separates the auditory canal from the middle ear tympanic membrane
what is the medical term for ringing in the ears? tinnitus
what is nystagmus? involuntary jerky eye movement
what is the medical term for normal vision? emmetropia
what is conductive hearing loss? sound transmission is blocked in middle and outer ear
What is the hormone that aids the body in regulating carbohydrates? cortisol
what is the hormone that aids the body in dealing with stress? epinephrine
what is the hormone that regulates fluid volume and electrolytes? Aldosterone
What is a goiter? and enlarged thyroid gland
crin/o to secrete
What is a thymectomy surgical removal of the thymus gland
define the suffix -paresis weakness
what is the thin inner most layer of the meninges? pia mater
what is the medical term for a ruptured eardrum? tympanorrhexis
which is not and inner ear region for equillibrum? a. sacule b. utricle c.organ of corti d,semicircular canals? c. organ of corti
which is not an ossicle? a. MALLEUS b. INCUS c. HYOID D.stapes HYOID
what is not an endocrine gland? Lacrimal, because it secretes tears through ducts outside of the body
what is a disease that is characterized by the hypersecretion of the adrenal cortex? cushings syndrome
what is the medical term for nerve tumor? neuroma
What is a chronic disease characterized by dizziness and hearing loss? Meniere's disease
what is the medical term for low level of sugar in the body? hypoglycemia
what part of the brain maintains balance? cerebellum
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