Composing Medical Terms
The Endocrine system utilizes chemical messengers (hormones) to communicate and control our bodies. There are several diseases associated with this system, which include Diabetes, Graves, Addison’s, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Cushing syndrome, Gigantism, Graves disease and others. For this discussion, you will be composing medical terms related to one of these diseases.
You are to compose four medical terms in a well-written paragraph about one of the diseases of the Endocrine system. You need to include at least one diagnostic imaging or surgical procedure as it relates to the disease chosen. The paragraph needs to utilize proper sentence structure, grammar, and spelling.
Note: The medical terms you choose need to include one of the following: prefix, suffix, and/or combining form. However, do not identify those word elements! Leave that to your classmates….
Guided Response: Choose two classmates and respond by identifying their four medical terms and label any combining forms, prefixes, and/or suffixes.