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Flashcards in Endocrine Glands/Disorders Deck (4):
1

What are the etiology for hyposecretion of a gland? (6)

Dietary deficiency (iodine to form TH)
Metabolic defect (lack of required enzyme)
Immune disorder
Receptor defects
No trophic stimulation
Treatment for hypersecretion

2

What are etiologys of hypersecretion? (3)

Excess trophic stimulation
Defect in negative feedback
Secretory tumor

3

What are two basic problems that occur at an endocrine gland?

Hypersecretion of hormone
Hypo/or no secretion of hormone

4

What is the stimulation endocrine glands need in order to secrete hormones?

Trophic stimulation