Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/9

Click to flip

9 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Androgen
*MADE BY THE TESTES AND ADRENAL GLANDS
*USED FOR MALE HORMONE REPLACEMENT
Antiandrogens
*SLOW THE UPTAKE OF ANDROGENS OR INTEREFERE WITH THEIR BINDINGS IN TISSUES
*PRESCRIBED FOR PROSTATE CANCER
Estrogen
*FEMALE HORMONES, NORM. PRODUCED BY OVARIES
*USED FOR SYMPTOMS ASSC. W/ MENOPAUSE
*ALSO USED AS CHEMOTHERAPY FOR SOME CANCERS
Antiestrogen
*BLOCK THE EFFECT THAT ESTROGEN HAS ON THE GROWTH OF A TUMOR
*USED TO PREVENT RECURRENCE OF BREAST CANCER
Aromatase Inhibitor
*REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF ESTROGEN IN THE BLOOD
Thyroid Hormone
*ADMINISTERED WHEN THERE IS A LOW OUTPUT OF HORMONE FROM THE THYROID GLAND
Glucocorticoid
*PRESCRIBED FOR REDUCTION OF INFLAMMATION AND WIDE RANGE OF OTHER DISORDERS
*INCLUDING ARTHRITIS, SEVERE SKIN AND ALLERGIC CONDITIONS, RESPIRATORY & BLOOD DISORDERS, GASTROINTESTINAL AILMENTS AND MALIGNANT CONDITIONS
Progestin
*PRESCRIBED FOR ABNORMAL UTERINE BLEEDING
SERM (selective estrogen receptor modulator)
*INCREASE IN BONE MINERAL DENSITY AND DECREASE IN CHOLESTEROL LEVELS