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3550 Terminology and abbreviations week 3

DI Diabetes Insipidus
DM Diabetes Mellitus
FBS Fasting Blood Sugar
GD Grave's Disease
HG Hypoglycemia
FA Fructosamine Test
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
FSH Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
GH Growth Hormone
ICSH Interstitial Cell-Stimuating Hormone
LTH Lactogenic Hormone
MSH Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone
TSH Thyriod-Stimulating Hormone
PCC Pheochromocytoma
Endocrinopathy Any disease caused by a disorder of the endocrine system
Hypercrinism A condition due to excessive secretion of any gland, especialy an endocrine gland
Hypocrinism A condition caused by deficient secretion of any gland, especially in endocrine gland
Ocytocin Stimulating uterine contractions during childbirth.
Acromegaly An Abnormal enlargement of the extremities that is cauesd by excessive secretion of growth hormone after puberty
Hyperpituitarims A pathology resulting in excessive secretion by the anterior lobe of the pituitary
Pituitarism Any disorder of pituitary funtion
Prolactinoma A benign tumur of the pituitary gland that causes it to produce too much prolatin
Pinealoma a tumor of the pinal gland that can disrupt the production of melatonin
Pinealectomy Surgical removal of the pineal gland
Thyromegaly an abnormal nonmalignant enlargement of the thyroid gland
Lobectomy Surgical removal of one lobe or the thyroid gland
Hypercalcemia Characterized by a abnormaly high concentrations of calcium circulating in the blood instead of being stored in the bones
Insulinoma A benign tumor of the pacreas that hypoglycmia by secreting additional insulin
Pancreatalgia Pain in the pancreas
Polydipsia excessive thirst
Hyperinsulinism a condtion of excesssive secretion of insulin in the bloodstream
Polyuria excesssive urination
Hyperglycemia abnormally high consintration of glucose in the blood
Polyphagia Excessive hunger
Created by: Lanealto88