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Medterms

TermDefinition
Adrenal cortex Promotes development of male characteristics; regulates carbohydrate metabolism, anti-inflammatory effect; helps body cope during stress; regulates electrolyte and water balance
Pituitary (hypophysis) Master gland has regulatory effects on other endocrine glands
Pineal Helps regulate release of gonadotropin and controls body pigmentation
Anterior lobe (adenohypophysis) Influences growth and sexual development, thyroid function, adrenocortical function; regulates skin pigmentation
Posterior lobe neurohypophysis Stimulates reabsorption of water and elevates blood pressure; stimulates the uterus to contract during labor, delivery, & parturition; stimulates release of milk during suckling
Dermis Composed of connective tissue, contains lymphatics, nerves & nerve endings, blood vessels, sebaceous & sweat glands, elastic fibers, & hair follicles
Decubitus ulcer Bedsore or pressure ulcer due to breakdown of skin & tissue
Squamous cell carcinoma Malignant tumor of the squamous epithelial tissue
Epithelial tissue Sheet-like arrangement of cells that form the outer surfaces of the body
Created by: M3m3Kat