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Adrenal Drugs ch33

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Addison's Disease life threatening disease caused by a partial or complete failure of adrenocortical function
Adrenal Cortex The outer portion of the Adrnal Gland
Adrennal Medulla The inner portion of the Adrenal Gland
Aldose terne A mineralcorticord hormone produced by the adrenal cortex to regulate sodium and potassium
Corticosteroids natural or synthetic adrenalcortical hormones produced by the cortex
Cortex the outer layers of a body organ
Cushings syndrome metabolic disorder caracterized by abnormally increased secretion of the adrenocortical steroids
Epinephrine hormone secrted in the blood by the adrenal medulla, Vasoconstrictor and increases cardiac output
Glucocorticoids group of corticosteroid hormones that regulate cabohydrate, protien, and lipid metabolism inhibits release of adrenocorticotropic hormones
HPA axis Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal, a negative feedback system involved in regulating the release of corticotropin-releasing hormones by the hypothalamus
Addison's Disease life threatening disease caused by a partial or complete failure of adrenocortical function
Adrenal Cortex The outer portion of the Adrnal Gland
Adrennal Medulla The inner portion of the Adrenal Gland
Aldose terne A mineralcorticord hormone produced by the adrenal cortex to regulate sodium and potassium
Corticosteroids natural or synthetic adrenalcortical hormones produced by the cortex
Cortex the outer layers of a body organ
Cushings syndrome metabolic disorder caracterized by abnormally increased secretion of the adrenocortical steroids
Epinephrine hormone secrted in the blood by the adrenal medulla, Vasoconstrictor and increases cardiac output
Glucocorticoids group of corticosteroid hormones that regulate cabohydrate, protien, and lipid metabolism inhibits release of adrenocorticotropic hormones
HPA axis Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal, a negative feedback system involved in regulating the release of corticotropin-releasing hormones by the hypothalamus
Medulla Term for the most interior portins of an organ
Mineralocorticoids A group of corticosteroids hormones that regulate electrolyte and water balance, primary mineralocorticoid in humans is Aldosterone
Norepinephrine Adrenergic hormone secreated by the adrenal medulla, increases blood pressure by causing vasoconstriction immediate precursor to Epinephrine
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