How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

20 terms

CH 4- Diseases and Conditions of the Endocrine System

Module 3 Quiz & Test
STUDY
PLAY
acromegaly is caused from a hypersecretion of human growth hormone that occurs:
after puberty
Hyperglycemia, thirst, nausea, vomiting, and dry skin are all symptoms of:
diabetic coma
Diabetes insipidus is more common in:
males
Patients with type ____ diabetes do not usually require insulin to control blood glucose levels.
2
Dwarfism is the abnormal underdevelopment of the body of the hypopituitarism that occurs in:
infancy/ young children
atrophy
decrease in size of a tissue or organ
hypotension
decreased blood pressure
turgor
skin tension that is normal
goitrogenic
pertaining to substances causing goiters
adenoma
benign neoplasm in which cells are derived from glandular epithelium
pruitus
itching
metastasize
spreading of malignant disease or pathogenic microogranisms from one organ to another not directly connected to it
dysphagia
difficulty in swallowing, usually caused by a lesion in the central nervous system
polyuria
excessive urination
polydipsia
increase thirst
polyphagia
increased ingestion of food
Any dysfunction of the endocrine system results in a/an:
increase and decrease in secretion of hormones
At what age is puberty considered precocious in female adolescents?
before 8
Evaluation for cancer of the thyroid gland should be sought if the patient has:
painless lump or nodule of the thyroid gland
Addison's disease has a gradual onset and involves the:
adrenal glands