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Endocrine Chap 18

End Abnormal Conditions

hyerperthyroidism overactivity of thyroid gland
hypothyroidism underactivity of thyroid gland
thyroid carcinoma cancer of thyroid gland
phyperparathyroidism excessive production of parathormone
hypoparathyroidism deficient production of parathyroid
adrenal virilism excessive output of adrenal androgens
Cushing syndrome group of symptoms produced by excess cortisol from adrenal cortex
Addison disease Hypofunctioning of adrenal cortex
pheochromocytoma benign tumore of adrenal medulla
hyperinsulinism excess secretion of insulin causing hypoglycemia
diabetes mellitus lack of insulin or resistance of insulin in promoting sugar, starch, & fat metabolism in cells
acromegaly enlargement of extremities caused by hypersecretion anterior pituitary after puberty
gigantism hyperfunctioning of pituitary before puberty
dwarfism congenital hyposecretion of growth hormone
panhypopituitarism all pituitary hormones are deficient
syndrome of inappropriate ADH (SIADH) excessive secretion of ADH
diabetes insipidus insufficient secretion of antidiuretic hormone
Created by: mdbley