Module 6 - Body Systems - Endocrine System

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Combining Forms And Terminology Used For The Endocrine System.


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


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