Endocrine System Chp 11 Presentation

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Endocrine System Chp 11 Presentation

  1. 1. Endocrine System:--more specifically “emia” and “tropin”<br />Adam Szudarski<br />
  2. 2. -Emia<br />According to medterms.com, “emia” is a suffix that relates to blood or of a substance that is in the blood. <br />There are many instances within this class and the outside world where you will here such a suffix.<br />Many common terms with the suffix “emia” include anemia and uremia.<br />
  3. 3. Anemia<br />Anemia-This is a condition of a lower than usual number of red blood cells within a persons blood.<br />Anemia can also be used to describe someone that has a reduction in the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.<br />One of the severe results of Anemia is a lack of oxygen reaching various tissues of the body through blood circulation.<br />
  4. 4. Anemia<br />
  5. 5. Uremia<br />Uremia- This is a condition where a person has an excess amount of urea and nitrogenous waste in the blood.<br />One of the main reasons for uremia is due to a malfunctioning kidney<br />Symptoms include headache, nausea, loss of energy, and sore mouth.<br />
  6. 6. -Tropin<br />Tropin-stimulating effect of a hormone or other substance on an organ or system.<br />When studying the endocrine system you will come across this suffix quite often.<br />2 terms that are very common with this suffix are somatotropin and thyrotropin.<br />
  7. 7. Somatotropin<br />Somatotropin is a hormone that is produced by the anterior pituitary gland.<br />The more common references to somatotropin are “growth hormone”.<br />Somatotropin promotes growth of the body, at a cellular level.<br />
  8. 8. Thyrotropin<br />More often referred to as TRH or thyrotropin-releasing hormone is produced my the Hypothalamus, of the brain.<br />TRH is responsible for stimulating the anterior pituitary gland.<br />This stimulation results in the releasing of other hormones by the anterior pituitary gland.<br />
  9. 9. Thanks and I hope you enjoyed my Chapter 11 presentation!<br />

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