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Acidosis

excessive acidity of body fluids

Acromegaly

enlargement of the bones of the extremities and face due to excessive secretion of growth hormone

Diabetes insipidus

a metabolic condition by a disorder of the pituitary gland characterized by copious secretion of urine and excessive thirst

Diabetes mellitus

condition characterized by the inability to metabolize carbohydrates, proteins, and fats due to insufficient insulin production, secretion, or the inability of insulin to perform its functions; diabetes mellitus can be insulin-dependent (IDDM) means the individual must inject insulin to control blood glucose levels, or non-insulin-dependent (NNIDDM), which means blood glucose levels are controlled by diet alone or by diet and oral medication

Dwarfism

congenital condition characterized by abnormal underdevelopment due to a deficiency of human growth hormone

Exophthalmia

abnormal outward protrusion of the eyeball; one of the signs of hyperthyroidism, specifically Graves disease; also called exophthalmos

Gigantism

excessive size and height caused by excessive secretion of human growth hormone

Hirsutism

excessive body hair, especially on a female in a male distribution pattern

Hypercalcemia

abnormal increase of calcium in the blood

Pancreatitis

inflammation of the pancreas

Polydipsia

excessive thirst

Diagnostic imaging

any diagnostic test that produces an image of the gland or organ under study; includes radiography, nuclear medicine (MRI, CT) scans, and ultrasonography

Adrenalectomy

surgical removal of one or both of the adrenal glands

Hormone replacement

replacement of endocrine gland hormones

Thyroidectomy

surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland

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