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diatbetes insipidus
disorder of insufficient secreation of antidiuretic
hormone by the posterior portion of pituitary gland
diabetes mellitus
chronic mertabolic disorder of carb, protein, and fat due to low insulin
electrolytes
mineral salt that carry electrical charge in solution
aglucagon
hormone produce by pancreatic alpha cell that increase the body glucose level by stimulating the liver tp store glycogen
glucose
simple sugar that end product of cardbohydrate production
hormone
chenical substances produce by special cell of the body that are released slowly direct into blood
hyperglycemia
greater than the normal amount of glucose in blood
idiopathic
pertaining to condition without clear pathogenesis or disease without recognizable cause
insulin
horomone produce by paacreatic beta cell that act to clear sugar from the blood
mimetic
imition or simulation of certain effect
sympathomimetic
agent of the mimic effect of the sympathetic nervous system
adreo
adrenal gland
adremomegaly
enlargement of adrenal gland
aderenal
adrenal glands
adrenalectomy
excision of one or more adrenal glands
calco
calcium
hypercalcemia
abnormakl high levels of calcium im the blood
crin/o
secrete
endocrinology
study of the endocrine gland and their fuction
gluc/o
sugar
glocogenesis
formation of glucose
glycos/o
sugar
glcosuria
abnormal amount of sugar in pee
glyc/o
sugar
hypoglycemia
abnormally low amount of sugar in the blood
homo
same
kal/i
potasium
kalemia
presence of calcium in blood
pancreat/o
pancreas
pancreatomy
incision in the pancreses