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adren/o adrenal glands
home/o same, alike
adrenal/o adrenal glands
insulin/o insulin
andr/o male
kal/i potassium
calc/o calcium
pancreat/o pancreas
crin/o secrete
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
chrom/o colour
phe/o dusky, dark
cyt/o cell
pituitar/o pituitary gland
dips/o thirst
thorac/o chest
glyc/o sugar, sweetness
thym/o thymus gland
glycos/o sugar, sweetness
thyr/o thyroid gland
gluc/o sugar, sweetness
thyroid/o thyroid gland
glucos/o sugar, sweetness
toxic/o poison
-crine secrete
-logist specialist in the study of
-dipsia thirst
-logy study of
-ectomy excision, removal
-megaly enlargement
-emia blood condition
-oid resembling
-gen forming, producing, origin
-oma tumour
-genesis forming, producing, origin
-stasis standing still
-gram record, writing
-tomy incision
-graph instrument for recording
-toxic poison
-graphy process of recording
-tropin stimulate
-ism condition
-uria urine
endo- in, within
hyper- excessive, above normal
eu- good, normal
hypo- under, below, deficient
exo- outside, outward
poly- many, much
ABG arterial blood gases
ADH antidiuretic hormone
BE barium enema
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C&S culture and sensitivity
C&T crossmatch and type
CBC complete blood count
CK creatine kinase
CT computed tomography
CXR chest x-ray
DM diabetes mellitus
ECG electrocardiogram/graph
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
GH growth hormone
GTT glucose tolerance test
Hb hemoglobin
HbA1c glycocylated hemoglobin
Hct hematocrit
HDL high-density lipoprotein
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
INR international normalized ratio
IVP intravenous pyelogram
K potassium
KUB (x-ray of the) kidney, ureter and bladder
LDH lactic dehydrogenase
LDL low-density lipoprotein
MCHC mean corpuscular (cell ) hemoglobin concentration
Mg magnesium
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Na sodium
NIDDM non-insulin-dependent diabetes
OB occult blood
PFT pulmonary function test
PGH pituitary growth hormone
PRL prolactin
PSA prostate-specific antigen
PT prothrombin time
PTT/aPTT/APTT partial thromboplastin time
RAIU radioactive iodine uptake
RBC red blood cell
T&S type and screen
T3 triiodothyronine
T4 thyroxine
TFT thyroid function test
UA urinalysis
UGI upper gastrointestinal series
US ultrasound
WBC white blood cell
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