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Medical Terminology

Chapter 18 - Endocrine System - Abbreviations

TermDefinition
A1C blood test that measures glycosylated hemoglobin
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone
CGMS continuous glucose monitoring system
DI diabetes insipidus
DKA diabetic ketoacidosis
DM diabetes mellitus
FBG fasting blood glucose
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
GH growth hormone
GTT glucose tolerance test
HCG human chorionic gonaditropin
LH luteinizing hormone
MDI multiple daily injections
OXT oxytocin
PRL prolactin
PTH parathyroid hormone
RAI radioactive iodine
RIA radioimmunoassay
RAIU radioactive iodine uptake
SAIDH syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
SMBG self-monitoring of blood glucose
T3 triidothyronine
T4 thyroxine
TFT thyroid function test
TSH thyroid stimulation hormone
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