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HCT Chapter 18

Basal metabolic rate Minimal energy expended for respiration, circulation, peristalsis, muscle tone, body temperature, and glandular activity of the body at rest
Endocrine Glands that secrete internally into blood or lymph
Exophthalmos Abnormal protrusion of eyeball
Gonadotropin Any hormone that stimulates the reproductive organs
Hormone Chemical substance produced in the body that has specific regulatory effect on the activity of a specific organ
Hyperglycemia Abnormally high sugar content in the blood
Hypoglycemia Abnormally low sugar content in the blood
Immunoassay Quantitative determination of antigenic substances by examination of blood
Polydipsia Excessive thirst persisting for long periods
Polyphagia Excessive hunger
Polyuria Passage of a large volume of urine in a given time
Prostaglandin Lipid molecule that has hormone-like effect; tissue hormone
Puberty Period during which the secondary sexual characteristics begin to develop and the capability of sexual reproduction is attained
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