Medterms 5b (Endocrine System)

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Medterms 5b (Endocrine System)
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  1. inflammation of gland
    adenitis
  2. condition of normal blood sugar
    euglycemia
  3. condition or increase in poisoning due to thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism)
    thyrotoxicosis
  4. condition of excessive thirst
    polydipsia
  5. pertaining to hormone (urging on)
    hormonal
  6. condition or increase of ketone bodies
    ketosis
  7. condition of repeated urination
    polyuria
  8. secrete within
    endocrine
  9. falling or downward displacement of thyroid gland
    thyroptosis
  10. tumor of thyroid gland
    thymoma
  11. enlargement of extermeties
    acromegaly
  12. resembling a male
    android
  13. pertaining to nourishment or development of adrenal glands
    adrenotrophic
  14. pertaning to origin or production of pancreas
    pacreatogenic
  15. condition of sugar in urine
    glycosuria
  16. pertaining to origin or production of thirst
    dipsogenic
  17. abnormally increased secretion
    hypersecretion
  18. low blood sugar
    hypoglycemia
  19. condition resulting from hypersecretion of adrenal cortex, causing obesity, hyperglycemia and weakness
    Cushing syndrome
  20. decreased secretion
    hyposecretion
  21. high blood sugar
    hyperglycemia
  22. ultrasound imaging
    sonography/ultrasonography
  23. adrenal gland
    adren/o
  24. shield
    thyr/o
  25. secrete
    crin/o
  26. sugar
    gluc/o
  27. thirst
    dips/o
  28. thymus gland
    thym/o
  29. urging on
    hormon/o
  30. gland
    aden/o
  31. another name for Graves disease
    hyperthyroidism/thyrotoxicosis
  32. protrusion of one or both eyeballs
    exophthalmos/exophthalmus
  33. disease characterized by enlarged features caused by hypersecretion of pituitary hormone after puberty
    acromegaly
  34. enlargement of thyroid gland
    Goiter
  35. condition of congenital hyposecretion of growth hormone
    pituitary dwarfism
  36. congenital hypothyroidism
    cretinism
  37. thyrotoxicosis
    hyperthyroidism
  38. hypophysis
    pituitary gland
  39. goiter
    thyromegaly
  40. advanced adult hypothyroidism (characterized by sluggishness, slow pulse, puffy hands and face, and dry skin)
    myxedema
  41. low potassium
    hypokalemia
  42. not usually insulin-dependent
    type 2 diabetes
  43. hirsutism
    adrenal virilism
  44. excessive sodium
    hypernatremia
  45. depends on insulin
    type 1 diabetes
  46. inadequate antidiuretic hormone
    diabetes insipidus
  47. BS
    blood sugar
  48. HRT
    hormone replacement therapy
  49. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  50. DM
    diabetes mellitus
  51. PPBS
    postprandial blood sugar
  52. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  53. DKA
    diabetic ketoacidosis
  54. shaggy; excessive growth of hair especially in unusual places
    hirsutism
  55. condition of appearance of male secondary sex characteristics in a female
    virilism
  56. adrenal gland hormone, affecting sympathetic nervous system stress response
    epinephrine
  57. sum of chemical processes in body
    metabolism
  58. condition of high blood sugar due to insensitivity to deficient insulin
    diabetes

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