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Vet Med Terms

Veterinary Terminology

ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone
DM diabetes mellitus
ICSH interstitial cell-stimulating hormone
LTH luteotropin hormone
MSH melanocyte-stimulating hormone
PTH parathyroid hormone
STH somatotropin hormone
T3 triiodothyroinine
t4 thyroxine
TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone
pituitary gland Master gland helps maintain hormone levels in body
oxytocin chemical substance secreted by posterior pituitary gland, stimulates uterine contractions during parturition
lobectomy surgical removal of a well-defined portion of an organ
gland specialized cells that secrete or excrete materials not related to their function
Addison's disease Hypoadrenocorticism disorder ( deficient adrenal cortex production of glucocorticoid )
Thyroid gland functon secretes triiodothyronin, thyroxine and calcitonin
Adenohypoghysis another name for interior lobe of thyroid
assay lab technique to determine amount of a particular substance in a sample
euthyroidism normal thyroid function
-crine word part means to secrete or separate
hypo below
stimulus agent, act or influence produces reaction
pineal secretes melatonin
acidosis abnormal condition of low pH
diabetes mellitus insufficient secretion of insulin or recognition of insulin
insulinoma tumor of the islet of Langerhans cells of the pancreas
off feed to stop eating
Created by: Poohbear69