Med Surg II Xtra Credit Exam 1
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Outer portion of the adrenal glands.
Substance secreted by the pituitary in response to low blood volume.
Chemical secreted by the endocrine substance that effects physiologic process.
Hormone that helps regulate sleep cycle and mood.
Pancreatic hormone for metabolism of glucose.
Hormone that stimulates contractions and release of breast milk.
Condition in which GH is oversecreted after the epiphyses of the long bones have sealed.
Excessive secretion of hormones by the adrenal cortex.
Overactivity of the thyroid gland.
Hyperthyroidism in an adult.
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
Phenomenon that alters fluid and electrolyte balance due to excessive release of ADH.
Abrupt and life-threatening from of hyperthyroidism.
Disorder of pancreas that affects carbs, fat, and protein metabolism.
Acute insulin deficiency or an inability to used insulin the pancreas secretes.
Elevated blood glucose level.
Low blood glucose level.
Decreased sensitivity to insulin at the tissue level.
Blood test used to assess blood sugar following a meal.
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