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Appendix 1 Endocrine

Appendix 1 Body Systems: Endocrine

TermDefinition
adren/o adrenal gland
adrenal/o adrenal gland
hypophys/o pituitary gland
oophor/o ovary
ovari/o ovary
orchi/o testis
orch/o testis
orchid/o testis
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid gland
pituitary/o pituitary gland
thyroaden/o thyroid gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
acromegaly enlargement of extremities caused by hyper secretion from the anterior pituitary gland after puberty
cushing syndrome group of clinical features produced by excess secretion of cortisol from the adrenal cortex
diabetes mellitus disorder of the pancreas that causes an increase in blood glucose levels
goiter enlargement of the thyroid gland
hyperthyroidism overactive thyroid gland
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone
DM diabetes mellitus
GH growth hormone
GTT glucose tolerance test
HbA1c hemoglobin A1c measures the average amount of glucose in red blood cells
K+ potassium
Na+ sodium
RAIU Radioactive iodine uptake
T3 Triodothyronine
T4 thyroxine
TSH Thyroid stimulating hormone
Created by: amcdoulett
 

 



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