medical vocab.

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medical vocab.
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  1. Polyuria
    Profuse Urination
  2. Non-insulin Dependent Diabetes mellitus
    • Type 2 diabetes caused by more than insulin resistance
    • Insulin is produced but is not as effective.
  3. Hypercalcemia
    • condition of excess calcium in the blood.
    • Thyroid responds by producing Calcitonin
    • deposits calcium into the blood.
  4. HypoKalemia
    Low potassium in the blood
  5. Polyphagia
    • Excess eating
    • one symptom of diabetes mellitus
  6. Estrogen
    • hormone produced by ovaries and by the adrenal cortex.
    • responsible for regulating menstrual cycle.

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