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Chapter 11-13


Abnormal deep sleep resulting from illness or injury coma
Rupture of the eardrum tympanorrhexis
Which of these is NOT an inner ear region needed for equilibrium (balance): Semi-circular canal, saccule, organ of corti organ of corti
Thin innermost layer of meninges pia mater
What is the hormone that stimulates uterine contractions oxytocin
sugar in the urine glycosuria
Diagnostic term for decreased activity of the antidiuretic hormone from posterior lobe of pituitary gland Diabetes Insipidus (Type 1)
Abnormal state of extreme thirst polydipsia
Condition of having excess hair Hirsutism
Which is NOT a diagnostic test: FBS, PBI, FSH, GTT FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone)
Which gland is often referred to as the Master Gland Pituitary Gland
Chronic disorder of carbohydrate metabolism which results in hyperglycemia and glycosuria? Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2)
Which gland is especially important in the development of the immune system Thymus Gland
Sum of all physical and chemical changes in the body? Metabolism
Which gland & hormone stimulates the deposit of calcium in bone Thyroid & Calcitonin
Where are the adrenal glands located On top of each kidney
A condition of painful muscle cramps due to low blood calcium tetany
which gland secretes the hormone testosterone testes
Aden/o gland
which is NOT a hormone: T3, BMR, ACTH, PTH BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)
Which gland & hormone decrease level of glucose in blood Pancreas & Insulin
Excess activity of thyroid Hyperthyroidism
Excessive calcium in blood hypercalcemia
What does a thyroid function test do Blood tests that measures the amount of t3, t4 and TSH. Detects thyroid function
Hyperkalemia excess level of potassium in blood
process of recording electrical activity of the brain EEG
Cerebral spinal fluid withdrawn from the lumbar lumbar puncture
neurolisasis destruction of nerve
cephal/o head
Which is NOT an ossicle of the ear: malice, incus, hyoid, stapes hyoid
which is NOT and endocrine gland: pancreas, pituitary, thyroid, lacrimal lacrimal
hypersecretion of adrenal cortex Cushing Syndrome
-paresis weakness
Section of the brain that processes thought and memory cerebrum
cranial nerve that supplies most of the organs in the abdominal and thoracic cavities Vagas Nerve
one-sided facial paralysis with unknown cause Bell's Palsy
medical term commonly known as a headache cephalalgia
reflex test that detects abnormalities in the nervous system Babinski's Sign
Section of brain that contains the Thalamus and Hypothalamus Diencephalon
Syncope Fainting
Largest section of brain Cerebrum
Impairment of speech Dysphasia
Cranial Nerve responsible for the transport of smell to the brain Olfactory Nerve
Opening in the center of the iris pupil
Inflammation of eyelid Blepharitis
organ that produces and drains tears from the eye lacrimal gland and lacrimal duct
Common abbreviation for ear infection in children OM
outermost area of the eye Sclera (whites of the eye)
tissue that separates the auditory canal from the inner ear tympanic membrane
ringing in the ear tinnitus
involuntary jerking movements of the eye nystagmus
normal vision emmatropia
conductive hearing loss sound transmission is blocked in the inner and outer ear
hormone that aids in regulating carbohydrates Cortisol
hormone that assists in stress and emergencies epinephrine (adrenaline)
hormone that regulates fluid volumes and electrolytes aldosterone
Goiter enlargement of thyroid gland
crin/o to secrete
thymectomy surgical removal of thymus gland
encephal/o brain
nerve tumor neuroma
chronic disease o inner ear characterized by dizziness, ringing in the ear, vision loss Meniere's disease
low level of sugar in the blood hypoglycemia
section of the brain that maintains balance cerebellum
earwax cerumin
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