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acr
extremities
calc
calcium
crin
secrete
estr
femeale
glyc/glycos
sugar
gonad
sex glands
homeo
sameness
kal
potassium
natr
sodium
pancreat
pancreas
pineal
pineal gland
somat
body
thym
thymus
thyr/thyroid
thyroid gland
tox
poison
cortisol
regs carb levels in the body
aldosterone
regs electrolytes and fluid volume in the body
androgen,estrogen,progesterone
respon. for reproduction and secondary sexual charact.
epinephrine
intensifies response during stress
NE
chiefly vasoconstrictor
glucagon
stim. liver to release glucose into the blood
insulin
reg and promotes entry of glucose in cells
ACTH
regulates function of adrenal cortex
FSH
stimulates growth of eggs in fem and sperm in males
GH
stimulates growth of body
LH
reg func of male and female gonads and plays role in releas. ova in females
MSH
stim. pigment in skin
ADH
stim reabsorp. of water by the kidneys
Oxytocin
stim uterine contract and releases milk into ducts
thymosin
promotes dev. of cells in immune system
calcitonin
stim deposition of calcium in bones
T4
stim metabolism in cells
T3
stim metabolism in cells
edema
cond in which body tissue contains excessive amts of fluid
exophthalmos
cond eyeballs protrude caused by over prod. of thyroid horm
gynecomastia
dev. of breast tissue in males
hirsutism
excessive amts of hair
hypersecretion
excessive hormone production by an endocrine gland
hyposecretion
deficient hormone prod
acidosis
excessive acidity of bdy fluids
acromegaly
elongation and enlargement of the bones of the head and extremities
Addison's disease
def. in adrenocortical hormones
adenocarcinoma
cancerous tumor in a gland capable of producing hormones
adrenal feminization
dev. of female 2nd sexual charact.
cretinism
lack of thyroid may result in physical and mental dev
Cushing's syndrome
caused by hypersection of the adrenal cortex
diabetes insipidus
disorder caused by the inade. secretion of hormone by the posterior lobe of the pit. gland
diabetes mellitus
carb. metab. that results in hyperglycemia and glycosuria
diabetic retinopathy
2nd complication of diabetes that affects the bld vesels of the retina
goiter
enlarg. of thyroid gland
Grave's disease
overactivity of the thyroid gland
Hashimoto's disease
chronic form of thyroiditis
insulinoma
tumor of the islets of Langerhans cells of the pancreas
ketacidosis
acidosis due to an excess of acidic ketone bodies
myxedema
hypofunc. of thyroid gland
panhypopituitarinism
def. inall hormones secreted by pit. gland
pheochromocytoma
benign tumor of adrenal medulla
tetany
painful musc cramps from hypocalcemia
thyrotoxicosis
cond. overprod. of thyroid gland
von Recklinghausen's
excessive production of parathyroid hormone
acr
extremities
calc
calcium
crin
secrete
estr
femal
glyc/glycos
sugar
gonad
sex glands
homeo
sameness
kal
potassium
natr
sodium
pancreat
pancreas
parathyroid
parathy.gland
pineal
pineal
pituitar
pituitary gland
somat
body
tox
poison
crine
secret
dipsia
thirst
emia
bld condition
tropin
stimulate