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Flashcards - Hormones in the Endocrine & Urinary Systems

Flashcards - Hormones in the Endocrine & Urinary Systems
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urine
Urine is a liquid by-product of the body secreted by the kidneys through a process called urination and excreted through the urethra
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Bile
Bile or gall is a dark green to yellowish brown fluid, produced by the liver of most vertebrates, that aids the digestion of lipids in the small intestine
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urea
Urea, also known as carbamide, is an organic compound with the chemical formula CO2
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Type I diabetes
Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a form of diabetes mellitus in which not enough insulin is produced
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Type I diabetes
Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a form of diabetes mellitus in which not enough insulin is produced
urea
Urea, also known as carbamide, is an organic compound with the chemical formula CO2
Bile
Bile or gall is a dark green to yellowish brown fluid, produced by the liver of most vertebrates, that aids the digestion of lipids in the small intestine
urine
Urine is a liquid by-product of the body secreted by the kidneys through a process called urination and excreted through the urethra
dialysis
In medicine, dialysis is a process for removing waste and excess water from the blood and is used primarily as an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with kidney failure
goiter
A goitre or goiter is a swelling of the neck or larynx resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland , associated with a thyroid gland that is not functioning properly
adrenal gland
The adrenal glands are endocrine glands that produce a variety of hormones including adrenaline and the steroids aldosterone and cortisol
autonomic nervous system
The autonomic nervous system is a division of the peripheral nervous system that influences the function of internal organs
epinephrine
Epinephrine, also known as adrenalin or adrenaline, is primarily a medication and a hormone

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