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An islet is a small .

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Pituitary hormone that controls water loss:

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Measurement used to diagnose diabetes:

abbreviation

abbreviation

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Alternate name for growth hormone

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Temperature: root

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Disorder caused by excess growth hormone in

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Sudden degeneration of the pituitary is pituitary

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A form of thyroid hormones in the blood

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Diabetes affects the metabolism of .

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Excess sugar in the urine

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A form of hyperthyroidism is named for him.

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The cells or tissues a hormone acts on

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Pituitary hormone that acts on the thyroid:

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Against: prefix

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Test for measuring hormones in the blood:

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Over, abnormally high: prefix

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Alternate name for the pituitary

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Any disease of the adrenal gland

16 Answer Section

Answers to Chapter Exercises

EXERCISE 16-1_

1. study of the endocrine glands or system

2. surgical removal of the pituitary gland (hypophysis)

3. destructive to the thyroid gland

4. condition of overactivity of the adrenal gland

5. inflammation of the pancreatic islets

6. hyperthyroidism (hi-per-THI-royd-izm)

7. hypoparathyroidism (hi-po-par-a-THI-royd-izm)

8. hypoadrenalism (hi-po-ad-RE-nal-izm)

9. hypoadrenocorticism (hi-po-ad-re-no-KOR-ti-sizm)

10. hyperpituitarism (hi-per-pi-TU-i-ta-rizm)

11. endocrinologist (en-do-kri-NOL-o-jist)

12. thyrotomy (thi-ROT-o-me); also thyroidotomy (thi-royd-OT-o-me)

13. adrenalopathy (ad-re-nal-OP-a-the); also adrenopathy (ad- ren-OP-a-the)

14. adrenaliris (ad-re-nal-I-tis); also adrenitis (ad-re-NI-tis)

LABELING EXERCISE 16-1 GLANDS OF

THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM_

1. pineal

2. pituitary (hypophysis)

3. thyroid

4. parathyroids

5. thymus

6. adrenals

7. pancreatic islets

8. ovaries

9. testes

Answers to Chapter Review 16-1

26. pituitary (hypophysis)

27. thyroid

28. adrenals

29. pancreatic islets

30. diabetes mellitus

31. hyperglycemia

32. inflammation of the pituitary gland (hypophysis)

33. condition caused by underactivity of the pituitary gland

34. surgical removal of the adrenal gland

35. condition caused by overactivity of the thyroid gland

36. physician who specializes in study and treatment of endocrine disorders

37. pertaining to the adrenal cortex

38. hypophyseal

39. insulitis

40. adrenomegaly

41. hemithyroidectomy

42. thyroiditis

43. parathyroidectomy

44. hypoadrenalism

45. thyrotropic

46. thyrolytic

47. thyropathy

48. normal function of the thyroid gland a. true, good, normal b. thyroid gland c. condition of

49. acting on the adrenal cortex a. adrenal gland b. cortex c. acting on

50. condition of complete underactivity of the pituitary gland a. all b. under, abnormally low c. pituitary gland d. condition of

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jaundice

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lipase

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nephrectomy

Answers to Case Study Questions

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adenoma

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hyperglycemia

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nothing by mouth/non per os

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nasogastric

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blood urea nitrogen

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within normal limits

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neutral protamine Hagedorn

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continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion

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