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autoimmune disorder in which the immune system mistakenly attacks thyroid tissue
condition characterized by enlargement of the hands and feet due to excessive secretion of the growth hormone after puberty
hormone that maintains the body's water balance by promoting the reabsorption of water through the kidneys
condition that is a progressive disease that occurs when adrenal gland do not produce enough cortisol
the hormone that is important in the development and maintenance of the female secondary characteristics
minimally invasive procedure to surgically remove one or both adrenal glands
autoimmune disorder that is characterized with other hormones to regulate the rate of metabolism
an abnormal condition that is caused by an insufficient or absent secretion of the parathyroid hormone that can lead to periodic painful muscle spasms and tremors
a specialist in diagnosing and treating disease and malfunctions of the flands of internal secretion
calcium levels in the blood and tissues are regulated by calcitonin working with what hormone
minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove one or both adrenal glands is known as...
T or F: Human growth hormone therapy is administered when the pituitary gland secretes an inadequate amount of growth hormone
life-threatening condition resulting from the release of excessive quantities of the thyroid hormones into the bloodstream
some hyperthyroid disorders are treated with _______ to destroy tissue of the thyroid gland
excessive production of epinephrine by the adrenal medulla is caused by a benign tumor known as...
T or F: the hormone secreted by the thymus secretes plays an important role in the immune system
T or F: lactogenic hormone stimulates and maintains the secretion of breast milk after childbirth
T or F: hypercrinism is a condition caused by deficient secretion of any gland, especially an endocrine gland
t or f: the thyroid gland regulates electrolyte levels, influences metabolism, and responds to stress
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