Endocrine System Abbreviations, Chapter 18

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Chapter 18, E Ndocrine


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


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