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Flash Cards 07

Endocrine System

aden/o gland
adren/o kidney
cortic/o cortex
gonad/o gonads, seed
pancreat/o pancreas
pituitar/o, hypophsy/o pituitary gland
thym/o thymus
thry/o, thyriod/o thyroid gland
gluc/o, glucos/o, glyc/o sugar
crin/o secretion; stimulating a gland to increase function
hormon/o hormone
ket/o denoting a compound containing a ketone gorup
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone produced in pituitary gland in the brain
GH Growth hormone
TSH Thyroid stimulating hormone
T3 Triiodothyronine is a thyroid hormone
T4 Thyroxine is a thyroid hormone
BS breath sounds
CGM continuous glucose monitor-used to measure and record glucose levels
FBS fasting blood sugar- measures amount of glucose inyour blod
GTT drops
HgA1C hemoglobin A1c- form of hemoglobin that is bound to glucose
TFT thyroid function tests
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
DI diabetes insipidus- kidneys are unable to prevent excretion of water
DM diabetes mellitus
IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
NIDDM noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
CSII continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion
HRT hormone replacement treatment
Glycemic index measures how fast and how much a food raises blood glucose levels
Created by: laylaa



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