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McGee MT ch.13

Another name for the pituitary gland Hypophysis
Type of diabetes is due to a deficiency in the secretion of antidiuretic hormone Diabetes insipidus
Diabetes associated with pregnancy Gestational diabetes
Type of diabetes is a disorder of the pancreas Diabetes mellitus
Hormones secreted by the thyroid gland T3, T4, calcitonin
Endocrine gland that secretes gonadocorticoids Adrenal cortex
Adrenal medulla secretes what? catecholamines
Secretes prolactin and follicle-stimulating hormone Anterior pituitary
secretes glucagon Pancreas
condition caused by hypersecretion of the human growth hormone after puberty is called Acromegaly
development of masculine physical traits in the female is called Virilism
conversion of glucose into glycogen is called Glycogenesis
abnormal outward protrusion of the eyes Exophthalmia
The luteinizing hormone is necessary for Female ovulation
What is the medical term for the most severe form of hyperthyroidism in an adult Myxedema
blood test that shows the level of glucose in an individual's blood during the last three months Hemoglobin A1C test
The presence of sugar in the urine. glycosuria
Excessive thirst. polydipsia
A complication of hypocalcemia; a condition characterized by severe cramping and twitching of the muscles and sharp flexion of the wrist and ankle joints tetany
oxytocin A hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland
An elevated blood potassium level. hyperkalemia
Excessive activity of the ovaries or testes hypergonadism
Less-than-normal activity of the thyroid gland hypothyroidism
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH Antidiuretic hormone
Ca Calcium
DI Diabetes insipidus
DM Diabetes mellitus
GTT Glucose tolerance test
K Potassium
Na Sodium
RAI Radioactive iodine
TSH Thyroid-stimulating hormone
aden/o Gland
andr/o Male
cortic/o Cortex
crin/o Secrete
-crine Pancreas
somat/o Body
thyr/o Thyroid gland
thym/o Thymus gland
tropin Stimulating effect of a hormone
gonad/o Sex glands
Created by: KODman