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Endocrine System!!

TermDefinition
acu sharp, severe, sudden
gluco sugar, sweetness
glycol sugar
adeno gland, glandular
diabetes the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin, so the body can't process sugar
thyroidectomy removal of the thyroid gland
glucosuria sugar in urine
hyperthyroidism, Grave's Disease Enlarged thyroid and increased production of thyroxin causing symptoms such as a Goiter and protruding eyes
hypothyroidism decreased production of thyroid hormone thyroxin
hyperglycemia increased sugar in blood
hypoglycemia decreased sugar in blood
Addison's Disease Decreased production of hormones by the adrenal gland. Symptoms include weakness, fatigue,and mood swings.
Cushing's Disease Increased production of hormones by the adrenal gland. Symptoms include pain, swelling, moon face. Requires surgery.
gland an organ which produces a certain substance
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