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medterm ch12 words

medical terminology chapter 12

adenectomy surgical excision of a gland
acromegaly chronic disease characterized by a gradual marked enlargment and elongation of the bones of the face, jaw, extremities cause by overproduction of growth hormone.
endocrine ductless gland that produces an internal secretion
exocrine external secretion of a gland
hypergonadism condition of excessive secretion of the sex gland
hyperinsulinism condition of excessive amounts of insulin in the blood
hypophysis any undergrowth
progeria condition of premature old age occurring in childhood
pancreatic pertaining to the pancreas
Created by: ryutojv