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  1. 1. Overview and Suffixes
  2. 2. <ul><li>Collection of glands that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream </li></ul><ul><li>Main task is to maintain homeostasis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hormones help with this because they act on target organs to either increase or decrease the target’s activity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contains Endocrine glands (Ductless) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hormones pass through these glands and go directly into the bloodstream </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Consists of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adrenal Glands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ovaries (female) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parathyroid Glands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pancreas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pineal Gland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pituitary Gland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testes (male) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thymus Gland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thyroid Gland </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Suffix </li></ul><ul><li>The condition of having a specified substance in the urine </li></ul><ul><li>The condition of having a specified kind of urine </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The excretion of glucose into the urine </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to excessive water loss into the urine with resultant dehydration </li></ul><ul><li>Most likely caused by too much glucose in the blood </li></ul><ul><li>Common Causes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pregnancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes Milletus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diagnostic Tool </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benedict’s Reagent </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Treatment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treat the underlying cause </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Also known as Diuresis </li></ul><ul><li>A condition of excessive or abnormally large production and/ or passage of urine </li></ul><ul><li>Common Causes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabeter Mellitus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Polydipsia (drinking excessive fluid) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central Diabetes Insipidus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical Substances: caffine, alcohol </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Treatment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Antidiuretics </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Suffix </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning: Thrist </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>A condition in which the patient displays excessive thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Common Causes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Osmotic Diuresis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anticholinergic Poisoning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A symptom and not a disease </li></ul><ul><li>Often accompanied by Polyuria (condition of (too) much urine) </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treat the underlying cause </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Medical Terminology: A Living Language </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.web-books.com/eLibrary/Medicine/Physiology/Endocrine/Endocrine.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.yourdictionary.com/uria-suffix </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glycosuria </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polydipsia </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyuria </li></ul>

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