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Medical Terminology

Unit 7 - Self Assessment - Endocrine System

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What is the condition that results when adults have too much growth hormone present? Acromegaly, Diabetes insipidus, Dwarfism, Hyperthroudism Acromegaly
Select the endocrine gland that secretes hormones called "corticosteroids" that assist in regulating the body's metabolism, elextrolyte balance and the development of secondary sexual characteristics. Adrenal, Thymus, Pituitary, Ovary Adrenal
Symptoms of hyperthyroidism include: a. frequent urination, b. [weight gain; fatigue, memory loss], c. [weight loss, increased heart rate, heat intolerance ] d. headaches c. weight loss, increased heart rate, heat intolerance.
Which of the following endocrine gland is known as the "master gland" Adrenal, Thyroid, Pituitary, Pancreas Pituitary
Which of the following endocrine gland has both and exocrine and an endocrine function? Adrenal, Pancreas, Pineal, Thymus Pancreas
Which choice is a female reproductive system disorder? a. Amenorrhea, b. Diabetes mellitus, c. Polycystic ovary syndrom, d. both a and c d. both a and c
What is the other name for the pituitary gland? epiphysis, hypophysis, thymus, pineal hypophysis
Which pituitary or kidney condition ( abbreviation) causes extreme thirst and frequent urination? DI, UI, DM, TI DI
The parathyroid gland regulate blood - sodium, vitamin D, calcium, uric acid calcium
The endocrine gland located behind the sternum that secretes hormones that secretes hormones which stimulate the production of cells involved in the immune system is the: Adrenal, Pancreas, Thyroid, Thymus Thymus
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