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Chapter 18


Which is a function of the thyroid gland ? Create thyroxine.
What is another name for anterior lobe of the pituitary gland? Adenohypophysis.
Which of the following secretes cortisol? Adrenal cortex.
Which is a hormone secreted by the pancreas? Insulin.
Which hormone regulates calcium in the blood and bones? Parathyroid hormone.
Which hormone stimulates the adrenal cortex to secrete hormones? Cortisone.
What is an example of an electrolyte? Sodium.
What is an element that is present in thyroxine? Iodine.
What is a hormone secreted by the ovary and adrenal cortex? Estrogen.
What is a description of the gonadotropin? Secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
What is the term for excessive development of mammary tissue in a male? Gynecomastia.
Kal/i is a combining form for which substance? Potassium.
Insulin deficiency or resistance leads to hyperglycemia and ketoacidosis: Diabetes mellitus.
A group of symptoms produced by excess of cortisol from the adrenal cortex: Cushing's syndrome.
Advanced hypothyroidism in adulthood: Myxedema.
Post-puberty hypersecretion of growth hormone from the interior pituitary gland: Graves' disease.
Which term means enlargement of the thyroid gland? Goiter.
Exophthalmos is a symptom of which endocrine disorder? Endemic goiter.
Which is a description of tetany? Constant muscle contraction.
Natr/o is the combining form of which substance? Sodium.
Characteristic of type I diabetes mellitus? Little or no insulin produced.
Which of the following is associated neuropathy, nephropathy, and retinopathy? Secondary complications of diabetes mellitus.
Which is a description of achondroplasia? Defective cartilage formation that affects bone growth.
Which is a description of thyroid scan? Administration of radioactive compound and visualizations with a scanner to detect tumors or nodules.
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