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HLHS 101 CH 7

Medical Terminology ENDROCRINE SYSTEM

TermDefinition
aden/o gland
adren/o, adrenal/o adrenal gland
cortic/o outer surface
gonad/o gonads (sex organs) testes/ovaries
pancreat/o pancreas
pituitar/o, hypophys/o pituitary gland
thym/o thymus
thyr/o, thyroid/o thyroid
crin/o to secrete
hormon/o hormone
ket/o ketone body
-tropin stimulating hormon
-emia blood condition
-uria urine condition
adenalgia pain in a gland
gynecomastia development of breast tissue in males
hypoglycemic low blood sugar
pancreatalgia pain in the pancreas
polydipsia excessive thirst (diabetes) (pancreas)
polyphagia excessive eating (diabetes) (pancreas)
polyuria excessive urination (diabetes) (pancreas)
acromegaly abnormal enlargement of extremities (pituitary)
pituitary dwarfism abnormally short height caused by undersecretion of growth hormone from pituitary gland
pituitary gigantism abnormally tall height caused by oversecretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
adrenal gland medula and cortex
medula epinephrine
cortex corticosteroids
exoppthalmos protrusion of the eyes out of the eye socket
thyromegaly enlargement of te thyroid
thyoptosis downward displacement (drooping) of the thyroid
euglycemia good blood sugar
hyperglycemia high blood sugar
hypoglycemia low blood sugar
adenomegaly abnormal enlargement of a gland
adrenomegaly abnormal enlargement of the adrenal gland
Created by: spritle