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state of deep unconsciousness

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Coma
State of deep unconsciousness
Antidiuretic
An agent that decreases urine production
Type 1
What type of diabetes is found in patients under 30
Acromegaly
Enlargement of head, face,hands,and feet due to excess growth hormone after growth plates have closed
Poly-
Prefix for many , excessive
Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia
The basic principle of diabetes treatment is to avoid
Beta
What type of cells in the pancreas secrete insulin
Pineal
Small endocrine gland located in the verterbrate of the brain
Hypothalamus
An endocrine gland in the floor and wall of the third ventricle of the brain
Melatonin
Hormone formed by the pineal gland
Glucagon
Pancreatic hormone that supports blood glucose levels
Adrenocortcotropic
Hormone of the anterior pituitary that stimulates the cortex of the adrenal gland to produce its own hormone
Mela-
Root word for black
Oxytocin
Hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that stimulates the uterus to contract
Somatotrophin
Hormone of the anterior pituitary that stimulates the growth of body tissues
Diabetes insipidus
Excretion of large amounts of dilute urine as a result of inadequate hormone production
Hypothalamus
An endocrine gland gland in the floor and wall of the third ventricle of the brain
Brain
The blank is the first organ affected by hypoglycmia because its metabolism depends primary on glucose
Emaciation
Abnormal thinness
Puffy face, hair loss, weight gain
Symptoms of hypothyroidism
2
How many adrenal glands are there
Cretinism
Congenital form of thyroid deficiency that severely retards mental and physical growth is
Cushing syndrome
With what disease is adrenocortical hyperfunction most commonly seen
Gonad
Latin word for seed
Pituitary
The hypothalamus connects the brain to the endocrine through blood vessels between the hypothalamus and the blank gland
4
Most people have blank parathyroid glands
Anti-
Prefix meaning against
Lethargy
Greek term for drowsiness
Glucagon and insulin
What do the islets of langerhans in the pancreas produce
Posterior
The parathyroid glands are located on the blank surface of the thyroid gland
Adrenal
Endocrine gland on the upper pole of each kidney
Lethargy
Abnormal drowsiness in depth or length of time
Thymus
Endocrine gland located in the mediastinum
Addison's disease
With what disease is adrenocortical hypofunction most commonly seen
Thymus
Greek term for sweetbread
Serotonin
Neurotransmitter in central and peripheral nervous system
Pancreas
The islets of langerhans are located in the
Graves disease
Hyperthyroidism with toxic goiter