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Flashcards in Endocrine System Deck (28):
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AC

adrenal cortex

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ACTH

adrenocorticotropic hormone

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone

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CAH

congenital adrenal hyperplasia

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DI

diabetes insipidus

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DKA

diabetic ketoacidosis

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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FSH

follicle-stimulating

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GH

growth hormone

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HCG

human chorionic gonadotropin

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HGF

human growth factor

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ICSH

interstitial cell-stimulating hormone

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IDDM

insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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IGT

impaired glucose tolerance

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JOD

juvenile-onset diabetes

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LH

luteinizing hormone

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MEA

multiple endocrine adenomatosis

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MEN

multiple endocrine neoplasia

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NIDDM

noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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OXT

oxytocin

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PRL

prolactin

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PTH

parathyroid hormone

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SIADH

syndrome of inappropriate ADH

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STH

somatotropic hormone

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T3

triiodothyronine

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T4

thyroxine

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TFT

thyroid function test

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone