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chronic illness
butterfly nation project
autoimmune disease
support
family
weight loss
weight gain
metabolism
organ
parathyroid
gland
butterfly
graves disease
blood work
thyroidectomy
radiation
rai
hyperthyroism
hypothyroidism

Thyroid hormone Crossword

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Description

most abundant hormone Thyroxine
condition where you aren't producing enough thyroid hormones Hypothyroidism
plays a role in metabolism Triiodothyronine
regulates levels of calcium Calcitonin
Bulging eyes Exophthalmos
Overactive parathyroid glands Hypercalcemia
symptoms: hair loss, memory loss, fatigue Hypothyroidism
Excess amount of thyroid glands Hyperthyroidism
growth in the thyroid gland Goiter
another name for Hishmotos disease Thyroiditis
Treatment: removal of thyroid Graves
Exposure to high radiation can cause this Thyroid cancer
Symptoms: excessive sleeping, constipation Cretinism
What shape is the thyroid gland Butterfly
The thyroids two lobes are connected by this Isthmus
The triiodothyronine is considered the _____ thyroid hormone Principal

Endocrine System Crossword

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Description

holds the eggs in women ovaries
understands body's biological time pineal
stimulates development to help prevent disease and only active until puberty thymus
known as master gland and sends signals to organs and other glands pituitary
holds the sperm in men testes
organ that regulates blood sugar pancreas
helps regulate metabolism, brain development, muscle control, calcium and more thyroid
causes bones to release calcium into the blood stream parathyroid
an organ that secretes chemical substances for use in the body gland
a substance to regulate blood sugar insulin
outer portion of a gland tht produces steroid hormones adrenal cortex
inner portion of a gland that synthesizes, stores and releases specific hormones adrenal medulla
These systems maintain conditions so homeostasis can happen and can be negative or positive feedbacksystem

Musculoskeletal Crossword

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caused by disruption of blood vessels with blood dispersing through the tissues Ecchymosis
a protective mechanism to prevent further injury Muscle spasms
oxygen and food can diffuse through this gel Cartilage
reservoir for calcium, phosphorus, magnesium Bone
bone building cells osteoblast
live in mature bone and maintains extracellular matrix Osteocytes
breaks down extracellular matrix, bone chewing Osteoclast-
hormone that maintains serum calcium levels and prevents excessive serum phosphate parathyroid
needed to absorb calcium vitamin D
released by thyroids when blood calcium is too high, inhibiting release from bone Calcitonin
contains synathroses, diathroses, synovial membrane, menisci joints
connects muscles to bone tendons
connects bones to bones Ligaments-
complete tear separation of tendon or ligament from its bony attachment avulsion
compromised circulation with increased pressure resulting in nerve and muscle death compartment syndrome
bone infection form parasites or bacteria Osteomyelitis
lateral curvature of the spine scoliosis
metabolic bone disorder where rate of bone resorption accelerates as bone formation slows- loss of bone mass osteoporosis
- metabolic disease with delayed or inadequate mineralization of osteoid in mature or compact bone (Rickets in children) osteomalacia
chronic systemic inflammatory autoimmune disease causing inflammation of connective tissue, especially symmetrical joints Rheumatoid arthritis
chronic disease of connective tissue that may involve organs with a clinical sign of butterfly rash Systemic Lupus Erythematous
is NOT a diagnosis but a description of decreased bone density inconsistent with age, race, genetics osteopenia

Endocrine System Worksheet Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Thyroid
Tetany
Teste
Sterility
Sleep
Reproduction
Prolactin
Pituitary
Pineal
Parathyroid
Pancreas
Oxytocin
Ovary
Mood
Metabolism
Melatonin
Hypothalamus
Hypothyroidism
Hormones
Growth
Goiter
Gland
Estrogen
Endocrine
Dwarfism
Diabetes
Calcitonin
Adrenal

Thyroid Disorders & Symptoms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

irritability
abnormal periods
memory loss
depression
muscle aches
muscle cramps
sensitivity
hair loss
dry skin
dry hair
difficultly losing weight
weight gain
weakness
fatigue
cancer
congenital
goiter
graves disease
hashimotos
hyperthyroidism
hypothyroidism
nodules
throiditis
thyroid gland

THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM Crossword

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is the group of specialized glands that affects the growth endocrine system
the secretory organs that remove and release certain elements from the blood to convert the new compounds glands
it is also known as the duct glands exocrine glands
this is also known as the ductless glands endocrine glands
male sexual glands;function in reproduction(singular:testicle) testes
a sweat and oil glands of the skin, produce a substance that travels through the small,tube-like ducts exocrine glands
female sexual glands; function in reproduction ovaries
secretions, such as insulin, adrenaline, and estrogen,that stimulate functional activity or other secretions in the body hormones
secrete about 30 steroid hormones and control metabolic processes of the body adrenal glands
plays a major role in sexual development, sleep, and metabolism pineal gland
secretes enzyme-producing cells that are responsible for digesting carbohydrates, proteins, and fats pancreas
most complex organ of the endocrine system pituitary gland
regulate blood calcium and phosphorus levels so that the nerves and muscular system can function properly. parathyroid gland
controls how quickly the body burns energy(metabolism) thyroid gland
there are 30 ___________ telling your body what it should do every day hormones

Endocrinology Crossword

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Description

Gives directions to the other endocrine glands Pituitary Gland
Secretes Thyroxine (T4) and Calcitonin Thyroid Glands
Controls the body's calcium levels Parathyroid Glands
Located cranial to each kidney Adrenal Glands
Maintains glucose homeostasis Endocrine Pancreas
Female reproductive organ Ovary
Male reproductive organ Testes
Weight gain on stable diet; Heat-seeking; Lethargy Hypothyroidism
"Rat tail"; Hyperpigmentation; Dry coat/excess shedding Endocrine Alopecia
Is the body's normal response to illness Euthyroid Sick
Weight loss with polyphagia; vocalizing/behavior change; thyroid nodule Hyperthyroidism
Absolute lack of insulin production Diabetes 1
Relative decrease of insulin (tissues are less sensitive) Diabetes 2
Characterized by ketonuria and metabolic acidosis Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Functional tumor of pancreatic B cells Insulinoma
Syrup on gums; IV glucose support until normalized Insulin overdose
Addison's Disease (insufficient production of glucocorticoids/mineralcorticoids) Hypoadrenocorticism
Cushing's Syndrome (excess cortisol in body) Hyperadrenocorticism
Most sensitive test for Cushing's LDDS
Test of choice for hypoadrenocorticism ACTH Stimulation Test
"Fight or Flight" magnification Adrenal Medulla
Secretes corticosteroids and mineralocorticoids Adrenal Cortex

Disorders of the Endocrine System Crossword

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Description

a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
is a disorder in which the adrenal gland releases too much of the hormone aldosterone into the blood. Hyperaldosteronism
an excess of glucose in the bloodstream, often associated with diabetes mellitus. Hyperglycemia
an abnormally high concentration of parathyroid hormone in the blood, resulting in weakening of the bones through loss of calcium. Hyperparathyroidism
premature sexual development Hypersecrete Androgen
Cushing's Disease Hypersecrete Cortical
causes bones and muscles to grow Hypersecretion growth
abnormally large stature, relatively normal body proportions. Hypersecrete growth
Graves’disease, exophthalmos. Hyperthyroidism
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
Causes kidneys to reabsorb water into the blood, which decreases blood osmolarity. ADH
adrenal insufficiency, addison's disease. Hyposecrete Cortical
Pituitary Dwarfism. Hyposecrete growth
abnoral muscle contractions. Hypoparathyroidism
is a congenital condition associated with severe hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism C
swelling related to mucoid build up.( is the most severe form of hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism A
depression associated with late autumn and winter and thought to be caused by a lack of light. SAD
abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, especially on a woman. Steroid Abuse
this is a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones). Testicular Feminiza

Unit 2: Careers In Healthcare Crossword

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Description

Process whereby a government authorizes people to work in a given job. Licensure
2-yr. degree associate's Degree
required in some health occupations. Preformed by regulatory body Regiatration
Treatment of diseases of the pulp,nerves, blood vessels and the root of teeth. Endodontics
straightening of teeth orthodontics
dental treatment of children Pedodontics
Treatment and prevention of disease of the gums,bone, and the structures supporting the teeth. Periodontics
Replacement of natural teeth with fake ones prosthodontics
DMD Dentist
Working under supervision of medical techs. can perform basic lab test Medical Laboratory Assistants
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
Focuses on ensuring proper alignment of the spine Doctor of Chiropractic
Diagnoses,treats, and prevents diseases or disorders Doctor Of Medicine
Works under supervision of physicians Physician Assistants
Administers medication to cause loss of sensation or feeling during surgery Anesthesiologist
Diseases of the heart cardiologist
Diseases of the skin Dermatologist
Acute illness or injury Emergency Physician
Promotes wellness, treat illness or injury in all age groups Family Physician
Diseases of the stomach and instine Gastroenterologist
Doctor for old people Gerontologist
Doctor for females Gynecologist
Doctor for internal Organs Internist
Brain Doctor Neurologist
Pregnancy and delivery doctor Obstetrician
Doctor for Tumors/Cancer Oncologist
Eye Doctor Ophthalmologist
Child Doctor Pediatrician

Endemic Goiter and Hypothyroidism Crossword

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Description

Name of the hormone in your blood that is used to test for hypothyroidism Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
Name of the medication used to regulate thyroid hormones THYROXIN
Deficiency of this mineral is the number one cause of hypothyroidism IODINE
The main food source containing iodine Seafood
A cause of hypothyroidism when the immune system attacks thyroid gland cells Autoimmune disease
Butterfly-shaped endocrine gland thyroid
Disorder caused by an under-active thyroid gland hypothyroidism
Associated with hypothyroidism Goiter
Hypothyroidism runs within the family because it's Genetic
A symptom of hypothyroidism causing extreme tiredness Fatigue
Symptom causing aches and pains; occurring in muscles and joints
What is the name of the term caused by endemic goiters that prevent individuals from swallowing dysphagia