Endocrine System

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Endocrine System
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2011-10-14 10:08:28
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Abbreviations for the Endocrine System
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  1. ACTH
    adrenocorticotropic hormone
  2. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)
  3. BMI
    body mass index
  4. BMR
    basal metabolic rate
  5. DI
    diabetes insipidus; diagnostic imaging
  6. DKA
    diabetic ketoacidosis
  7. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  8. FSH
    follicle-stimulating hormone
  9. GH
    growth hormone
  10. HRT
    hormone replacement therapy
  11. K
    potassium (an electrolyte)
  12. LH
    luteinizing hormone
  13. mg/dl, mg/dL
    milligrams per deciliter
  14. MSH
    melanocyte-stimulating hormone
  15. NPH
    neutral protamine Hagedorn (insulin)
  16. PBI
    protein-bound iodine
  17. PRL
    prolactin
  18. PGH
    pituitary growth hormone
  19. PTH
    parathyroid hormone; also called parathormone
  20. RAI
    radioactive iodine
  21. RAIU
    radioactive iodine uptake
  22. T3
    triiodothyronine (thyroid hormone)
  23. T4
    thyroxine (thyroid hormone)
  24. TFT
    thyroid function test
  25. TSH
    thyroid-stimulating hormone

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