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Flashcards in Endocrine Glands/Disorders Deck (4):

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


What are etiologys of hypersecretion? (3)

Excess trophic stimulation
Defect in negative feedback
Secretory tumor


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

Hypersecretion of hormone
Hypo/or no secretion of hormone


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

Trophic stimulation