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  1. Unit 9 Seminar

  2. Agenda 1. Seminar Discussion 2. Unit 9 Review 3. Questions

  3. Unit 9 Review Endocrine system

  4. Endocrine System

  5. Chapter 16 Combining Forms & Suffixes • Aden/o = gland • Adren/o, adrenal/o = adrenal glands • Cortic/o = cortex (outer layer) • Endocrin/o = endocrine • Parathyroid/0 = parathyroid glands • Pituitar/o = pituitary gland • Thyroid/0, thyr/o = thyroid gland • Acr/o = extremities, height • Calc/i = calcium • Dips/o = thirst • Kal/i = potassium • Natr/o = sodium • -drome = run, running

  6. True or False Growth hormone regulates the growth of the body.

  7. True Growth hormone regulates the growth of the body

  8. True or False The hypothalamus in the brain controls the pituitary gland.

  9. True The hypothalamus in the brain controls the pituitary gland.

  10. True or False The body’s “chemical” messengers are the nerve impulses.

  11. True The body’s “chemical” messengers are the hormones.

  12. Multiple Choice The islets of Langerhans are:   A. four small bodies lying directly behind the thyroid      B. located near the pituitary gland      C. clusters of endocrine tissue found throughout the pancreas    D. paired glands, one of which is located above each kidney

  13. Answer C. clusters of endocrine tissue found throughout the pancreas   

  14. Multiple Choice The combining form meaning potassium is:   A. kal/I B. calc/i C. natr/o      D. dips/o     

  15. Answer A. kal/I

  16. Multiple Choice The word part that completes the medical term meaning excision of an adrenal gland, ___________/ectomy, is:   A. dips      B. adren C. adrenal   D. aden

  17. Answer C. adrenal  

  18. Multiple Choice The meaning of the medical term tetany is a condition:   A. affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium B. resulting from a deficiency of the thyroid hormone thyroxine      C. caused by excessive thyroid hormones      D. brought about by overproduction of growth hormone

  19. Answer A. affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium

  20. Multiple Choice RAIU abbreviates the medical term meaning:   A. nuclear medicine scan that measures thyroid function B. blood test to determine the amount of glucose in the blood      C. blood test that measures the amount of thyroid-stimulating hormone in the blood      D. a blood study that gives the direct measurement of the amount of thyroxine in the blood  

  21. Answer A. nuclear medicine scan that measures thyroid function

  22. Thanks so much!