Medical Term Ch14

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  1. ACIDOSIS
    THE CONDITION OF ACID IN THE BODY
  2. ACROMEGALY
    ENLARGEMENT OF BONE STRUCTURE
  3. ADENITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF A GLAND
  4. ADENOCARCINOMA
    A MALIGNANT TUMORWITH A GLANDULAR OR GLANDLIKE PATTERN OF CELLS
  5. ADENOMA
    A BENIGN TUMOR OF GLANDULAR CELLS
  6. ADENOPATHY
    THE GENERAL TERM FOR GLANDULAR DISEASE
  7. ADRENALECTOMY
    THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF ONE OR BOTH OF THE ADRENAL GLANDS
  8. ADRENALITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE ADRENAL GLAND
  9. ADRENOMEGALY
    ENLARGEMENT OF ONE OR BOTH ADRENAL GLANDS
  10. CRETINISM
    A CONDITION IN WHICH THE THYROID GLAND IS UNABLE TO PRODUCE NORMAL LEVELS OF GROWTH HORMONES
  11. CUSHING SYNDROME
    A DISEASE CHARCTERIZED BY EXCESSIVE SECRETION OF CORTISOL THAT EFFECTS MANY ORGANS
  12. DIABETES INSIPIDUS
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY POLYDIPSIA AND POLYURIA
  13. DIABETES MELLITUS
    A CHRONIC DISORDER OF CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM
  14. DIABETIC RETINOPATHY
    A FORM OF BLINDNESS THAT CAN OCCUR IN DIABETES MELLITUS
  15. ENDOCINOLOGY
    THE FIELD OF MEDCINE THAT FOCUSES ON THE STUDY AND TREATMENT OF ENDOCRINE DISORDERS
  16. ENDOCRINOPATHY
    A GENERAL TERM FOR DISEASE OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
  17. EXOPHTHALMOS
    ABNORMAL PROTRUSION OF THE EYES
  18. GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST
    A TEST IN WHICH GLUCOSE IS GIVEN ORALLY OR INTRCENOUSLY AND BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS ARE MEASURED AT TIMED INTERVALS
  19. GOITER
    A SWELLINMG ON THE ANTERIOR SIDE OF THE NECK IN THE AREA OF THE THYROID GLAND
  20. HIRUTISM
    EXCESSIVE BODY HAIR
  21. HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
    A COMMON THERAPY TO COUNTERACT HYPOSECRETION OF HORMONES
  22. HYPERADRENALISM
    EXCESSIVE ACTIVITY OF ONE OR MORE ADRENAL GLANDS
  23. HYPERCALCEMIA
    ABNORMALLY HIGH LEVELS OF CALCIUM IN THE BLOOD
  24. HYPERGLYCEMIA
    EXCESSIVE SUGAR IN THE BLOOD
  25. HYPERPARATHYROIDISM
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY THE EXCESSIVE PRODUCTION OF PARATHYROID HORMONE "PTH" BY THE PARATHYROID GLANDS
  26. HYPERTHYROIDISM
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY ABNORMALLY HIGH LEVELS OF THYROID HORMONE
  27. HYPOADRENALISM
    ABNORMALLY LOW ACTIVITY OF THE ADRENAL GLANDS
  28. HYPOCALCEMIA
    ABNORMALLY LOW LEVELS OF CALCIUM IN THE BLOOD
  29. HYPOGLYCEMIA
    ABNORMALLY LOW LEVELS OF SUGAR IN THE BLOOD
  30. HYPOGONADISM
    A DISEASE CHARCTERIZED BY ABNORMALLY AMMOUNTS OF FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE "FSH" AND LUTEINIZING HORMONE
  31. HYPOTHYROIDISM
    A DISEASE CHARACTERIZED BY LOW LEVELS OF THYROID HORMONE
  32. KETOSIS
    A EXCESSIVE AMMOUNT OF KETONE BODIES IN THE BLOOD AND URINE
  33. PITUATARY GIGANTISM
    ACROMEGALY DUE TO A ABNORMALLY HIGH AMOUNT OF PITUATARY GROWTH HORMONE
  34. POLYDIPSIA
    EXCESSIVE THIRST
  35. RADIOACTIVE IODINE
    A SUBSTANCE USED IN A RADIOACTIVE IODINE UPTAKE TEST A DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE IN WHICH RADIOACTIVE IODINE IS USED TO TRACK AND MEASURE ITS ENTRY INTO THYROID GLAND CELLS
  36. RADIOIODINE THERAPY
    A TREATMENT FOR ATHYROID TUMOR THAT INVOLVES THE USE OF RADIOACTIVE IODINE
  37. THYROPARATHYROIDECTOMY
    THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE PARATHYROID GLANDS AS WELL AS THE THYROID GLAND
  38. THYROXINE TEST
    A DIAGNOSTIC TEST THAT MEASURESTHYROXINE LEVELS IN THE BLOOD

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