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TDommel

YTI- Med Term- Endocrine System

QuestionAnswer
adren/o adrenal glands
glyc/o sugar, sweetness
calc/o calcium
toxic/o poison
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
home/o same, alike
thym/o thymus gland
crin/o secrete
adrenal/o adrenal glands
gluc/o sugar,sweetness
kal/i potassium
pancreat/o pancreas
thyr/o thyroid gland
glucos/o sugar, sweetness
thyroid/o thyroid gland
-uria urine
-crine secrete
-dipsia thirst
-gen forming, producing, origin
-toxic poison
eu- good, normal
exo- outside, outward
hypo- under, below
poly- many, much
hyper- excessive, above normal (miss debbi)
List 2 hyperthyroidism disorders Graves disease and goiter
How do you kill a fly that won't leave you alone? use a medical terminology book as a fly swatter
Which type of diabetes usually occurs in children? Type I (IDDM)
What is one of the worst types of cancers to get that is incurable? pancreatic
Excessive amount of potassium in the blood is called? hyperkalemia
Presence of glucose in the urine in abnormal amounts? glycosuria
Abnormal condition of low sodium in the blood? hyponatremia
Excessive body hair, especially in women? hirsutism
Excessive amounts of calcium in the blood? hypercalcemia
Abnormal increase in the proportion of fat cells, mainly in the viscera and subcutaneous tissues of the body? obesity
Excision of the thyroid gland is called? thyroidectomy
What is a treatment for type I diabetes? insulins
BMR basal metabolic rate
DI diabetes insipidus, diagnostic imaging
DKA diabetic ketoacidosis
DM diabetes mellitus
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
NIDDM non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
TFT thyroid function test
TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone
Created by: TDommel