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Chapter 9 Vocab

TermDefinition
Acromegaly hypersecretion after the end of long bone growth; facial bone and hands and feet enlarge tremendously
Addison's Disease hyposecretion of all the adrenal cortex hormones (bronze tone skin)
Amino-Acid Based Hormones includes proteins, peptides, and aminos
Cretinism dwarfism. Adult body remains childlike (hyposecretion of thyroxine)
Cushing's Syndrome due to excessive glucocorticoids. Swollen face and fat upper back high bp, hyperglycemia, weak bones, lower immune system
Diabetes Insipidus
Endocrinology
Exophthalmos
Gigantism
Goiters
Graves' Disease
Hormonal Stimuli
Hormones
Hyperaldosteronism
Masculinization
Myxedema
Negative Feedback Mechanisms
Neural Stimuli
Pituitary Dwarfism
Prostaglandins
Second-Messenger System
Sterility
Steroid Hormones
Target Cell (Organ)
Tenany
Created by: Cway