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CWI Med Term chapter 14 word building

acr/o- extremity; highest point
aden/o- gland
adrenal/o- adrenal gland
andr/o- male
antagon/o- oppose or work against
calc/o- calcium
cortic/o- cortex (outer region)
diabet/o- diabetes
estr/a- female
genit/o- genitalia
gigant/o- giant
glandul/o- gland
gluc/o- glucose (sugar)
glyc/o glucose (sugar)
glycos/o- glucose (sugar)
gonad/o- gonads (ovaries and testes)
home/o- same
hormon/o- hormone
hypophys/o- pituitary gland
inhibit/o- block; hold back
insulin/o- insulin
melan/o- black
mineral/o mineral; electrolyte
nod/o- node (knob of tissue)
ovari/o- ovary
pancreat/o- pancreas
pituitar/o- pituitary gland
pituit/o- pituitary gland
recept/o- receive
secret/o- produce; secrete
somat/o- body
stimul/o- exciting; strengthening
testicul/o- testis; testicle
test/o- testis; testicle
thyr/o- shield-shaped structure (thyroid gland)
thym/o- thymus
thyroid/o- thyroid gland
trop/o- having an affinity for; stimulating turning
Created by: Kirkbauer