Type
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Description

a pathological condition that results from the accumulation of acids in the body Acidosis
a metabolic disorder in which the ability to metabolize carbohydrates is impaired, usually because of the lack of insulin DiabetesMellitus
a form of hyperglycemia in uncontrollable diabetes in which certain acids accumulate when insulin is not available DiabeticKetoacidosis
glands that secrete or release chemicals that are used inside the body Endocrineglands
the study and prevention of blood related disorders Hematology
an abnormally high glucose level in the body Hyperglycemia
an abnormally low glucose level in the body hypoglycemia
a hormone produced by the islets of the pancreas that enables glucose in the blood to enter the cells, can be used in synthetic from to treat diabetes mellitus. Insulin
deep, rapid breathing; usually the result of an accumulation of certain acidswhen insulin us not avalible in the body. KussmaulRespirations
the passage of an unusually large amount of urine in a given period. In diabetics, this can result from the wasting of glucose in the urine Polyuria
the type if biabetic disease that typically develops in childhood and requires synthetic insulin for proper treatment and control Type1Diabetes
the type of diabetic disease that typically develops in later life and often can be controlled through diet and oral medications Type2Diabetes

Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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Description

a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

Pathology Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What bacterial infection has acquired resistance to penicillin's and cephalosporins? MRSA
What is an abnormal forward curvature of the spine? KYPHOSIS
What is an abnormal backward curvature of the spine? LORDOSIS
What disease is associated with a decrease in bone mass that leads to an increase in bone porosity? OSTEOPOROSIS
What disease is considered an intrinsic disease of cartilage? OSTEOARTHRITIS
What central nervous system disorder accumulates excess CSF within the ventricles of the brain? HYDROCEPHALUS
What closed head injury temporarily causes brain dysfunction? CONCUSSION
What cerebrovascular disease is the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S.? STROKE
What CNS infection causes inflammation of the meninges (pia/arachnoid) and CSF? MENINGITIS
What CNS degenerative disorder is a global, irreversible deterioration of cognition (memory, attention, reasoning)? DEMENTIA
What is inflammation of the brain, caused by infection or an allergic reaction? ENCEPHALITIS
What causes abnormal smallness of the head, a congenital condition associated with incomplete brain development? MICROCEPHALY
What is a severe congenital condition in which a large part of the skull is absent along with the cerebral hemispheres of the brain? ANENCEPHALY
What gram positive bacilli bacterial infection causes botulism, tetanus, and gas gangrene? CLOSTRIDIA
What gram negative cocci bacterial infection causes Meningitis? NEISSERIA
What hormone is secreted by the pancreatic beta cells and stimulates anabolic metabolism? INSULIN
What causes a disorder of insulin secretion or action resulting in hyperglycemia? DIABETES
What classic symptom for Diabetes Mellitus has a production of abnormally large volumes of dilute urine? POLYURIA
What is an excess of glucose in the bloodstream, often associated with Diabetes Mellitus? HYPERGLYCEMIA
What cell secretes the matrix for bone formation? OSTEOBLAST

Disorders of the Endocrine System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Results from abnormal thyroid secretion and causes thyroid enlargement on the front and sides of the neck Goiter
An abnormality of the body’s electrolyte balance caused by excessive secretion of aldosterone by the adrenal cortex Hyperaldosteronism
An abnormally high level of glucose in the bloodstream Hyperglycemia
Over activity of the parathyroid gland; symptoms may include softening of the bones, with constant pain, and tenderness Hyperparathyroidism
Caused by hypersecretion of cortical hormones; symptoms include fatigue and hypertension Cushing's Syndrome
Hypersecretion of the Growth Hormone in a child, secreted by the anterior pituitary Gigantism
Hypersecreion of the Growth Hormone in an adult, secreted by the anterior pituitary Acromegaly
A disease caused by an enlarged thyroid that results in a rapid heartbeat and increased basal metabolism; exophthalmic goiter Graves' Disease
An abnormally low level of glucose in the bloodstream Hypoglycemia
Characterized as inadequate production of insulin, therefore causing too much glucose to remain in the bloodstream and urine Diabetes Insipidus
Decreased secretion of cortisol from the adrenal cortex, symptoms include, low blood pressure and brownish coloration of the skin Addison's Disease
hyposecretion of the Growth Hormone which causes bones not to grow Pituitary Dwarfism
Abnormal calcium metabolism leading to contractions and muscle pain; hypoparathyroidism Tetany
hypothyroidism (child); absence of normal thyroid secretion, can lead to physical deformity, dwarfism, or mental retardation Cretinism
hypothyroidism (adult); symptoms include, thickening of the skin and labored speech Myxedema
also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, a type of depression that is in sync with the change of season; it can be treated by light therapy SAD
excessive testoerone levels in women that result in unwanted hairiness such as on the face, chest and back Hirsutism
also known as Testicular Feminization Hormone, a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones). TFS
Hypersecretion of _________ is when secondary sexual characteristics develop early in male children and female children are masculinized Androgens

Endocrine System Terminology Crossword

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Description

system of glands that secrete chemicals into bloodstream to regulate bodily functions Endocrine System
Disorder of carbohydrate metabolism with decreased insulin production from the pancreas diabetes Mellitus
secrete chemicals called hormones glands
Balance in the body homeostasis
when the body makes too much thyroxin and metabolism increases hyperthyroidism
When the body makes too little thyroxin and metabolism decreases hypothyroidism
Chemicals produced by the body that regulate bodily functions hormones
high blood glucose (blood sugar) Hyperglycemia
low blood gllucose (blood sugar) hypoglycemia
A condition where a person's blood sugar is above normal but is not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes pre-diabetes
A butterfly shaped gland in the neck that is responsible for regulating metabolism thyroid
Condition where the pancreas creates no or not enough insulin that can cause problems with circulation and organs diabetes

Food and Nutrition Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The starches and sugars present in foods which are made up of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, which are used to store energy for the body. Carbohydrates
An indigestible complex carbohydrate that is found in the tough, stringy parts of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Fiber
The amount of energy required by the body to maintain minimum essential life functions. Basal Metabolic Rate
Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues which are made of long chains of molecules called amino acids. Proteins
Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy. Nutrients
A fatty substance that does not dissolve in water. lipid
Units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body. Calories
The long stiff fibers that make up the walls of plant cells which are made of long chains of glucose (sugar) molecules linked together. Cellulose
The kinds and amounts of food and drinks a person usually consumes (eats & drinks). Diet
The total of all the chemical reactions an organism needs to survive. The process of chemical digestion and its related reactions. Metabolism
The Nutrition Label helps you determine the amount of calories and nutrients in one serving of food. Nutrition Label
Special carbohydrates that are found in foods like rice, wheat, corn, potatoes, and peas. Starches
Specific chemical compounds which are the building blocks of proteins. Amino Acids
When the amount of calories you consume is EQUAL to the amount of energy calories your body uses during activity during a day. Energy Balance

The Immune System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The body's first line of defense against pathogens. Skin
A cell that identifies pathogens and distinguishes different pathogens from each other. TCell
The molecules that the immune system recongnizes as either part of the body or coming from outside the body. Antigens
Lymphocytes that produce proteins that help destroy pathogens. BCell
The proteins produced by B Cells. Antibodies
The body's ability to destroy pathogens before they can cause disease. Immunity
The process by which harmless antigens are purposefully introduced to a person's body to produce active immunity. Vaccination
A chemical that kills bacteria or slows their growth without harming cells. Antibiotic
A disorder in which the immune system is overly sensitive to a foreign substance. Allergy
A disorder in which respiratory passages narrow significantly. Asthma
An imbalance or misuse of insulin in the body. Diabetes

Diabetes Crossword

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Crossword
Description

How should insulin be injected subcutaneously
a popular type of long-acting insulin injection lantus
insulin coming from an outside source exogenous
only type of insulin used today human
a device that gives continuous infusions of insulin through a catheter insulinpump
chronic multi system disease related to abnormal insulin production, impaired insulin utilization, or both diabetesmellitus
when insulin receptors are unresponsive or there are not enough of them the body is ________________ insulinresistant
organ that produces insulin pancreas
Common manifestations include fatigue, infections, prolonged wound healing, and visual changes. (true or false) true
rebound effect where an overdose of insulin causes hypoglycemia somogyieffect
known as juvenile onset diabetes Typeone
increased, frequent urination polyuria
exposure to a virus can cause type one diabetes (true or false) true

Diabetes Word Search

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Word Search
Description

neuropathy
medications
risk factors
exercise
symptoms
cells
monitor
Type two
Testing
fasting
hypoglycemia
hyperglycemia
insulin
Glucose
diabetes

Disorders of the Endocrine System Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Diabetic Mellitus word puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

diabetic eye complication diabeticretinopathy
most common complication of diabetic mellitus diabetic neuropathy
changes in blood vessels and nerves can leads to ulceration
Diabetic foot disease can leads to limb amputation
insulin-dependent diabetes Type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition
diabetic type 1 increased risk of heart disease and stroke
adult-onset diabetes Type 2 diabetes
juvenile-onset diabetes diabetic type 1
Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by the presence of chronic hyperglycemia
pathological defects in type 2 diabetes are impaired insulin secretion through a dysfunction pancreatic β-cell
one of acute complications Diabetes Ketoacidosis
one of chronic complications Diabetic nephropathy
Risk factors for Type 2 Diabetic Mellitus family history and obesity
diagnostic Fasting plasma glucose test
high risk for the development of diabetes and macrovascular disease are Impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose
2-h plasma glucose value of 140 or more and of less than 200 mg/dL during an oral glucose tolerance Impaired glucose tolerance
Current therapeutic agents available for type 2 diabetes mellitus include insulin, and related compounds, biguanides, thiazolidenediones, α-glucosidase inhibitors and ... sulfonylureas
Type 2 diabetes develops when β-cells fail to secrete sufficient... insulin
.....develops with ectopic fat deposition in the liver and muscle Insulin resistance