PHM 115 Final

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  1. What glands are known as the gonads?
    Ovaries and Testis
  2. What is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women?
    Ovarian Cancer
  3. This gland secrets hormones directly into the blood stream?
    Endocrine
  4. What is the master gland?
    Pituitary gland
  5. This term means lack of thyroid during birth that cause mental and physical retardation?
    Cretinism
  6. Anti-inflammatories are the first drug of choice for itching?
    False
  7. Chemical messengers that control body tissue and other glands?
    Hormones
  8. FSH only works on women?
    False
  9. A skin condition that is characterized by a bluish color?
    Cyanosis
  10. Tretinoin is only used for acne?
    False
  11. What is a Flat Lesion, Freckle?
    Macule
  12. What is Forcible tearing?
    Avulsion
  13. What is a straight cut?
    Incision
  14. What is a jagged edge?
    Laceration
  15. Inflammation of the skin is called?
    Dermatitis
  16. What is melanin responsible for?
    Skin color, eye color, hair color, and protects us from uv rays
  17. What is known as true skin?
    Dermis
  18. What is dead skin?
    Epidermis
  19. What is the main function of the thyroid?
    Regulate metabolism
  20. What can cause Jaundice?
    Sarcosis and hepatitis
  21. What are debriding agents?
    They remove dead skin
  22. Ratio between time it takes to redden with and without sunscreen
    SPF
  23. What is a biphasic oral contraceptive?
    Progestins that change during the cycle.
  24. What does Proscar treat?
    Shrinkage of the enlarged prostate gland also known as BPH
  25. In terms of running test this drug is used as a dx agent for the testing of adrenocorticoid function?
    Corticotropin
  26. Drug of choice for Addison’s disease
    Fludrocortisone (Florinef)
  27. What two hormones are found in oral contraception?
    Estrogen and progestins
  28. What is the target tissue?
    Specific tissue acted upon by each hormone
  29. What is dysmenorrhea?
    Painful periods
  30. What is Idotope?
    Treatment of hyperthyroidism or adjunct in thyroid storm

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