Type
Word Search
Description

Hyperthyroidism
Hyperadrenocorticism
Addison's Disease
Cushing's Disease
ACTH stimulation
Dexamethasone
Lactate Dehydrogenase
Cortisol
oxalate
fluoride
Hypothalamus
Lactate
Blood AST
Creatine kinase

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

control the release of anterior pituitary hormones hypothalamus
is produced by the testes testosterone
what gland produces melatonin pineal
what hormone regulates mood, sexual development and daily clyes in response in enviroment melatonin
what gland secretes cortisol adrenal cortex
what hormone increases blood glucose concentration in response to stress cortisol
what hormone stimulates the liver to release glucose thereby increasing blood glucose levels glucagon
what hormone increases metabolic rate, influencing both physical and mental activies and required for normal growth thyroxine
what gland secretes Thyroxine, and Triiodothyronine thyroid
what gland secretes FSH and LH anterior pituitary
what hormones initiates ovulation, and porgesterone production in females and stimulates testerone secretion in males LH
what hormone stimulates milk production in mamary glands prolactin
what hormone causes uterine muscle contraction and milk ejection from mamary glands oxytocin
this hormone comes from the hypothalamus and posterior pituitary gland adh
controls the release of anterior pituitary hormones hypothalamus
promotes growth of all body tissues GH
stimulates adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids (cortisol) and androgens ACTH
stimulates growth and development of teste and penis testosterone
epinephrine is secreted from which gland adrenal medulla
which regulates exchange of calcium between blood and bones parathyoids

Endocrinology Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Chapter 11- Hormones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which hormones stimulates the liver to to release glucose, thereby increasing blood glucose levels? Glucagon
Which gland controls the release of anterior pituitary hormones? hypothalamus
Which hormone produces epinephrine? Adrenal Medulla
Which gland produces T3 & T4? Thyroid
The hormone that promotes growth of all body tissues. Growth hormone
Which hormone promotes salt & water retention in potassium excretion? Aldosterone
Which gland produces the hormone cortisol & adlosterone? Adrenal cortex
The hormone that regulates sexual development, mood, & daily cycles in response to light. Melatonin
The hormone that increases blood glucose concentration in response to stress? Cortisol
Which hormone stimulates thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones? TSH
Which gland produces estrogen & progesterone? Ovaries
Which hormone stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids & androgens? ACTH
Which hormone stimulates milk production? Prolactin
Which hormone stimulates hair growth on the body & face? Testosterone
Which hormone regulates the exchange of calcium between blood and bones? Parathyroid
Which gland produces the hormones insulin and glucagon? Pancreatic islets
Which gland produces the hormone ADH & oxcytocin other than hypothalmus? Posterior Pituitary
What hormone is released in the adrenal medulla gland? Epinephrine
The hormone oxytocin promotes contraction of the organ. Uterus
Insulin reduces concentration of _______ in the blood Glucose

Addison's Disease vs Cushing Syndrome Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Chronic _______________ _____________ (Addison"s) ADRENALCORTICAL INSUFFICIENCY
_________ ________, freely circulating (Cushing) EXCESSIVE CORTISOL
______________ deficiency (Addison's) GLUCOCORTICOID
__________ disorder (Addison's) AUTOIMMUNE
Prolonged use of ________ (Cushing) STEROIDS
Curable. or __________ (Cushing) REVERSIBLE
Deficiency of ________________ (Addison's) MINERALCORTICOID
______ skin pigmentation (Addison's) BRONZE
Mood swings, or ___________ changes (Cushing) PERSONALITY
Round, or ________ appearance (Cushing) MOONFACE
GI ____________ (Addison's) DISTURBANCES
__________, or wasting (Addison's) WEIGHTLOSS
____________, or "low blood sugar" (Addison's) HYPOGLYCEMIA
__________ carcinoma (Addison's) METASTATIC
Enlarged breast on male, ____________ (Cushing) GYNECOMASTIA
Fatty deposit on upper back, ____________ (Cushing) BUFFALOHUMP
"High blood sugar" _____________ (Cushing) HYPERGLYCEMIA
Skinny dermis, or ________ (Cushing) THIN SKIN
Impaired tissue regeneration, or poor ____________ (Cushing) WOUNDHEALING
Benign tumor on pituitary gland (Cushing) PITUITARY ADENOMA
Benign tumor on adrenal gland (Cushing) ADRENAL ADENOMA
Cancerous tumor on adrenal gland (Cushing) ADRENALCARCINOMA

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormone Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Activates cells influenced by the SNS Epinephrine
Which hormone in the Adrenal Cortex increases blood glucose concentration in resoonse to stress Cortisol
Which hormone in the pancreatic islet stimulates the liver to release glucose, thereby increasing blood glucose levels Glucagon
This hormone stimulates growth and development of the testes and penis Testosterone
Which gland in the ovaries stimulates development of mammary glands' secretory tissue and aids in maintaning pregnancy Progesterone
The pineal gland produces which hormone thst regulates mood, sexual development, and daily cycles in response to the amount of light in the environment Melatonin
Which hormone produced by the adrenal cortex contributes to some secondary sex characteristics in women Weak androgens
Which hormone produced by the ovaries stimulate growth of primaty sex organs such as the uterus and tubes Estrogen
Which gland controls the release of the anterior pituitary hormone Hypothalamus
Which hormone stimulates constriction of blood vessels Antidiuretic
Which hormone causes uterine contractions and the ejection of milk from the mammary gland Oxytocin
Which hormone in the anterior pituitary promotes body tissue growth Growth
This hormone stimulates milk production Prolactin
Which gland increases metabolic rate and is required for normal growth Thyroid
The hormone that promotes sperm cell development is the ________ stimulating hormone Follicle
Which hormone increases metabolic rate Thyroxine
The hormone that stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids and androgen s Adrenocorticotropic
The hormone that initiates ovulation Luteinizing
The hormone that regulates the exchange of calcium between blood and bones; increases calcium level in blood Parathyroid
The hormone Epinephrine is produced in which gland Adrenal medulla

Endocrine Disorders Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Lack in insulin production Diabetes Mellitus
Releasing of too little Cortisol Adrenal insufficiency
Overproduction of Pituitary gland hormones Cushings Disease
too much growth hormone Acromegaly
The thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone leading to weight loss, Graves Disease
Swelling of the neck due to thyroid gland enlargement Goiter
Overproduction of Aldosterone Hyperaldosteronism
A type of Hyperthyroidism due to thyroid deficiency Cretinism
Abnormal growth Gigantism
What condition is produced in genetically males by the failure of tissue to respond to male sex hormones Testicular Feminization
A disorder that causes a person to produce too much urine diabetes insipidus
unwanted male pattern hair on a woman's face,chest, and back Hirsutism
Low blood sugar Hypoglycemia
Mood disorders characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year SAD
A result of the decrease in cortisol and aldosterone hormones addison
lacking in vitamin D results in weak, soft bones, along with slowed growth and skeletal development. Rickets
Adult form of Cretinism Myxedemia
A condition by intermittent muscular spasms called by malfunctions in the thyroid gland Tetany
decreased bodily growth due to hormonal problems Dwarfism

Abbreviations Chapter 4! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

hemoglobin HGB
mercury Hg
high-density lipoprotein HDL
hepatitis C virus HCV
human chorionic gonadotropin HCG
hepatitis B surface antigen HBsAg
hemoglobin Hgb
glucose tolerance test GTT
glucose gluc
gastrointestinal GI
growth hormone GH
fever of unknown origin FUO
follicle-stimulating hormone FSH
frozen section FS
iron Fe
fasting blood sugar FBS
ethyl alcohol ETOH
erythrocyte sedimentation rate ESR
eosinophils Eos
deep vein thrombosis DVT
date of birth DOB
differential count of white blood cells Diff
disseminated intravascular coagulation DIC
chest x-ray CXR
cerebrospinal fluid CSF
hematocrit Crit
cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR
carbon dioxide Co2
creatine kinase CK
cholesterol Chol
congestive heart failure CHF
chemotherapy Chemo
chemistry Chem
cubic centimeter cc
complete blood count CBC
culture and sensitivity C&S
biopsy Bx
blood aria nitrogen BUN
blood sugar BS
basic metabolic profile BMP
bilirubin bili
twice a day bid
aspartate aminostransferase AST
alanine transaminase ALT
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS
before meals ac
blood group system ABD

Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Prepares uterline lining for implantation of feetilized ovum Progesterone
Regulates mood, sexual development, and daily cycles in response to amount of light in their environment. Melatonin
Stimulates the liver to release glucose, increasing blood glucose levels Glucagon
Stimulates growth and development of sexual organs plus development of secondary sexual characteristics, such as hair growth and deepeninf voice Testosterone
Reduces blood gluclose concentration by promoting gluclose uptake into cells and gluclose storage; promotes fate and protein synthesis Insulin
Contribute to some secondary sex characteristics in women Weak androgens
Promotes salt retention and potassium excretion Aldosterone
Increase blood gluclose concentration in response to stress Cortisol
Increase blood pressure and heart rate Epinephrine
Regulates exchange of calcium between blood and bones; increase calcium level in blood PTH
Initiates ovulation, corpus luteum formation, and progesterone production in the female; stimulates testosterone secretion in male LH
Stimulates growth and hormonal activity of ovarian follicles FSH
Stimulates milk production by mammary glands PRL
Stimulates adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids and androgens ACTH
Stimulates thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones TSH
Promotes growth of all body tissues GH
Causes uterine muscles contraction; causes milk ejection from mammary glands Oxytocin
Promotes water reabsorption in kidney tubules; at high concentration, stimulates constriction of blood vessels ADH
Control the release of anterior pituitary hormones Releasing hormone
Increase metabolic rate, influencing both physical and mental activities; required for normal growth T3 and t4

A&P Chapter 10: Endocrine System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

also known as mineralocorticoids Aldosterone
symptoms include skin bronzing and hypertension Addisons disease
hormone secreted when blood calcium levels rise Calcatonin
regulates internal environment hypothalamus
produced by beta cells insulin
protein hormone produced by adipose tissue Leptin
hormone released during sleep-wake cycle Melatonin
gland involved in regulation of circadian rhythms pineal gland
hormone produced during fifth month of pregnancy prolactin
gland that produces PTH parathyroid gland
gland most active during childhood thymus
hormones that stimulate thyroid to produce other hormones thyroid-stimulating

Phlebotomy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

substance that prevents the blood from coagulating or clotting anticoagulant
any substance added to a blood collection tube. additive
Tubes containing anticoagulants yield whole blood
Anticoagulated whole blood specimens separated by centrifuge yield plasma
Whole blood specimens allowed to clot and then centrifuged yield serum
SPS, Microbiology, Whole Blood Sterile
Na Citrate, Coagulation, Plasma Light Blue
None, Chemistry Blood Bank, Serum Red
None, Chemistry, Serum SST
Li Heparin, Chemistry, Plasma Light green
Na Heparin, Chemistry, Plasma Dark Green
K EDTA, Hematology, Whole Blood Lavendar
K Oxalate & Na Fluoride, Chemistry, Plasma Gray