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Glossary of endocrinology terminology

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anti
against
lip
lipos-fat
emic
haima-blood
diabetes mellitis
a condition of hyperglyemina that is either classifed as type I or II.
end
into
crine
secrete
hyper
high
glyc
sugar
emia
blood
lipid
lipids
somat
body
ic
pertaining to
antilipemic
drug used to treat high cholesterol (Greek; anti-against, lipos-fat, haima-blood
endocrine
pertaining to glands that secrete into the body
hyperglycemia
high blood sugar
hyperlipidemia
high blood lipids
hyperthyroidism
high thyroid condition
hypoblycemia
low blood sugar
hypoghyroidism
low thyroid condition
somatic
pertaining to the body
thyroid
gland in the neck that produces thyroxin and other thyroid hormones. Removal of this glad causes hypothyroidism, a disease characterized by low metabolism.
type I diabetes
insulin dependent diabetes mellitis (IDDM). Need insulin. Usually juvenile onset.
type II diabetes
non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitis (NIDDM). Usually no need for insulin. Usually maturity onset.

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