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Body system

adren/o adrenal gland
hypophys/o pituitary gland
oophor/o ovary
orch/o testis
parathyroid/o parathyroid gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
acromegaly enlargement of extremities cause by hypersecretion of the pituitary gland after puberty
cushing syndrome group of clinical features produduced by excess secretion of corisol from adrenal cortex. obesity, moon like facies
osteoporosis A disorder characterized by a decrease in the amount of bone mass, leading to fractures after minimal trauma.
diabetes mellitus disorder of pancreas increase in blood glucose level
goiter enlargement of thyroid gland
hyperthyroidism overactivity of thyroid gland (Graves disease),
exophthalmic eyeballs bulge outward
exophthalmometry measurement of eyeball extrusion
Fasting blood sugar test measurement of glucose levels in blood
gland organ producing a secretion
adrenal gland located above each kidney
pancreas located adjacent to stomach insulin, for sugar to enter cells
pituitary gland organ at base of brain in sella turcica
parathyroid gland four glands behind thyroid gland
orchiopexy surgical fixation of an undescended testicle
hypothalamus The ventral portion of the diencephalon, forming the floor and part of the lateral wall of the third ventricle. It activates, integrates, and controls the endocrine processes, somatic functions, and peripheral autonomic nervous system.
hypothalamus 2 acts as an endocrine gland by producing hormones, including the releasing factors that control the hormonal secretions of the pituitary gland.
undescended (of the testes) remaining in the abdominal cavity rather than descending to lie in the scrotum
parathyroid gland regulates calcium in blood /bones
thyroid gland T4 metabolism of body cells
pituitary gland growth hormones for thyroid, ovaries testis
secretes epinephrine, adrenaline / cortisol adrenal gland
growth hormones for thyroid, ovaries & testis pituitary gland
T4 - metabolism of body cells thyroid gland
secrets testosterone testis
orchi/o testis
orchid/o testis
thyroaden/o thyroid gland
adrenal/o adrenal gland
pituitary/o pituitary gland
ovari/o ovary
radioactive iodine uptake involves administering iodine and assessing the amount absorbed by the gland.
sialaden/o salvary gland
Created by: ptenz