Agenda 1. Seminar Discussion 2. Unit 9 Review 3. Questions
Unit 9 Review Endocrine system
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
True or False Growth hormone regulates the growth of the body.
True Growth hormone regulates the growth of the body
True or False The hypothalamus in the brain controls the pituitary gland.
True The hypothalamus in the brain controls the pituitary gland.
True or False The body’s “chemical” messengers are the nerve impulses.
True The body’s “chemical” messengers are the hormones.
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
Answer C. clusters of endocrine tissue found throughout the pancreas
Multiple Choice The combining form meaning potassium is: A. kal/I B. calc/i C. natr/o D. dips/o
Answer A. kal/I
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
Answer C. adrenal
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
Answer A. affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium
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
Answer A. nuclear medicine scan that measures thyroid function