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Body Systems

Endocrine System - Terminology

adrenopathy Disease of glands, often refering to enlargement of lymph nodes
adrenalectomy Removal of the adrenal glands
hypophyseal Pertaining to the pituitary gland
oophoritis Inflammation of the ovary
ovarian cyst Sac containing fluid or semisolid material in or on the ovary
orchitis Inflammation of a testicle
orchiopexy Surgical fixation of the testicle into its proper location within the scrotum
orchidectomy Removal of a testicle or testicles
pancreatectomy Removal of the pancreas
hyperparathyroidism Higher than normal levels of parathyroid hormone in the blood
hypopituitarism Decrease or stoppage of hormonal secretion by the pituitary gland
thymoma Tumor of the thymus gland
thyroadenitis Inflammation of the thyroid gland
thyroidectomy Removal of the thyroid gland
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