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Endocrine System

Abberviations for the medical terminology

ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH Antidiuretic hormone
DM-I Diabetes mellitus, type 1
DM-II Diabetes mellitus, type 2
DKA Diabetic ketoacidosis
FBS Fasting blood sugar
FPG Fasting plasma glucose
FSH Follicle-stimulating hormone
GH Growth hormone
IDDM Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
LH Luteinizing hormone
MEN Multiple endocrine neoplasia
MEN-I Multiple endocrine neoplasis, type 1
MEN-IIA Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type IIA
MEN-IIB Multipole endocrine neoplasia, type IIB
MSH Melanocyte-stimulating hormone
NIDDM Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
PTH Parathyroid hormone
STH Somatotropin hormone
T3 Triiodothyronine
T4 Thyroxine
TSH Thyroid-stimulating hormone
HbA1c Hemoglobin A1c
GTT Glucose tolerance test
Created by: jearl