Endocrine System Abbreviations, Chapter 18

Chapter 18, E Ndocrine
Created Dec 29, 2009
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A1c
blood test that measures glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) to assess glucose control.
ACTH
adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH
antidiuretic hormone-vasopressin
BGM
blood glucose monitoring
BMR
basal metabolic rate
DI
diabetes insipidus
DM
diabetes mellitus
FBG
fasting blood glucose
FBS
fasting blood sugar
FSH
follicle-stimulating hormone
GH
growth hormone
GTT
glucose tolerance test
HbA1c
test of the presence of glucose attached to hemoglobin
hCG
human chorionic gonadotropin
ICSH
interstitial cell-stimulating hormones
IDDM
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus type 1 diabetes
IGF
insulin-like growth factor
K+
potassium
LH
luteinizing hormone
MEN
multiple endocrine neoplasia
Na+
sodium
NIDDM
non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus - type 2 diabetes
17-OH
17- hydoxycorticosteroids
OT
oxytocin
PRL
prolactin
PTH
parathyroid hormone (parathormone)
RAI
radioacive iodine
RIA
radioimmunoassay
SIADH
syndrome of inappropriate ADH
STH
somatotropin
T3
triiodothyronine
T4
tryroxine-tetraiodothyronine
TFT
thyroid function test
TSH
thyroid-stimulating hormone


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