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ch 18 Endocrine

endocrine system terms

TermDefinition
adrenalectomy removal of adrenal glands
adrenalitis inflammation of an adrenal gland
hypercalcemia excessive calcium in the blood
endocrinologist specialist in the endocrine system
endocrinopathy endocrine system disease
hyperglycemia excessive sugar in the blood
hypoglycemia low sugar in the blood
hyperkalemia excessive potassium in the blood
hyponatremia low sodium in the blood
pancreatic pertaining to the pancreas
parathyroidal pertaining to the parathyroid gland
parathyroidectomy removal of the parathyroid gland
hyperparathyroidism state of excessive parathyroid
hypoparathyroidism state of insufficient parathyroid
pituitary pertaining to the pituitary gland
hypopituitarism state of insufficient pituitary
hyperpituitarism state of excessive pituitary
thymic pertaining to the thymus gland
thymectomy removal of the thymus
thymitis thymus inflammation
thymoma thymus tumor
thyromegaly enlarged thyroid
thyroidal pertaining to the thyroid gland
 

 



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