Module 6 - Body Systems - Endocrine System

Combining Forms And Terminology Used For The Endocrine System.
  
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Adren/o
Adrenal Gland
Adrenal/o
Adrenal Gland
Hypophys/o
Pituitary Gland
Oophor/o
Ovary
Ovari/o
Ovary
Orch/o
Testis
Orchi/o
Testis
Orchid/o
Testis
Pancreat/o
Pancreas
Parathyroid/o
Parathyroid Gland
Pituitar/o
Pituitary Gland
Thym/o
Thymus Gland
Thyroaden/o
Thyroid Gland
Thyroid/o
Thyroid Gland
Thyroid Gland
Produces hormones that stimulate metabolism and enery
Parathyroid Gland
Maintains proper levels of calcium in blood and bones
Pituitary Gland
Regulates other organs and other endocrine glands
Pancreas
Gland the produces digestive juices and insulin
Gallbladder
Sac that stores bile and delivers it to the small intestines
Liver
Organ that produces bile, stores sugar and produces blood-clotting proteins
Bile
Breaks up lare fat globules and helps with the digestion of fat
Insulin
Allows sugar to leave the blood and enter the body cells
Thymus Gland
Aids the immune system by stimulating the production of white blood cells
Adrenal Glands
Produce Adrenalin and hydrocortisone
Adrenopathy
Disease condition of the Adrenal Glands
Adrenalectomy
Removing of the Adrenal Glands
Hypophseal
Pertaining to the Pituritary Gland
Oophoritis
Inflammation of the Ovaries
Ovarian Cyst
Pertaining to a cyst on the ovary
Orchitis
Inflammation of the testis
Orchiopexy
Surgical fixation of an undescended testicle
Orchidectomy
Removal of the testis
Pancreatectomy
Removal of the pancreas
Hyperparathyroidism
Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone
Hypopituitarism
Condition of underactive Pituitary Gland
Thymoma
Tumor of the Thymus Gland
Thyroadenitis
Inflammation of the Thyroid Gland
Thyroidectomey
Removal of the Thyroid Gland
Acromegaly
Enlargement of extremities caused by hypersecretion from the anterior portion of the pituitary...
Cushing Syndrome
A group of clinical features produced by excess secretion of cortisol for the adrenal cortex....
Diabetes Mellitus
A disorder of the pancreas that causes an increase in blood glucose levels.
Goiter
Enlargement of the thyroid gland
Thyroid Scan
Radioactive compund, injected intravenously, localizes in the thyroid gland; images are produced
Exophthalmometry
Measures Eyeball protrusion
Fasting Blood Sugar
Measures blood glucose levels
Thyroid Function Test
Measures T3, T4 and TSH levels in the blood
CT Scan
Cross-sectional x-ray images of endocrine organs
Serum and Urine Tests
Measures hormones, electrolytes, and sugar in blood and urine
Radioactive Iodine Uptake
Measures localization of an element necessary for making thyroid hormone


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