Endocrine System Abbreviations, Chapter 18


Chapter 18, E Ndocrine
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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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