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Prefixes, suffixes and combining forms for the Endocrine System

acr/o extremities
andro/ male
calc/o calcium
gonad/o gonad
gluc/o sugar
glyc/o sugar
ket/o ketones
kal/o potassium
lact/o milk
medull/o inner section
pineal/o pineal gland
parathyroid/o parathyriod
somat/o body
thyr/o thyroid gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
adren/o adrenal glands
adrenal/o adrenal glands
crin/o secrete
cortic/o outer region
gynec/o female
home/o same, alike
hypophys/o pituitary body
lute/o yellow
melan/o black
pituit/o pituitary
pancreat/o pancreas
ren/o kidney
thym/o thymus
toxic/o poison
luke/o white
aden/o gland
hemat/o blood
xanth/o yellow
cyt/o cell
erythr/o red
chlor/o green
chromo colour
cyan/o blue
pituitar/o pituitary gland
morph/o form, shape
anti- against
eu- well, good
poly- many
ad- toward
pan- all
para- near, beyond, beside
poli- gray matter
inter- between
hypo- below
post- after
micro- small
pre- before
hyper- excessive
meta- change
a/an- without
bi- two
dys- painful
semi- half
epi- above, upon
tri- three
mal- bad
-crine secrete
-emia blood
-phagia eating
-oma tumor
-trophy nouishment, development
-toxin poison
-dipsia thirst
-ism state of
-physis growth
-tropic stimulating
-tropin stimulating
-uria urine
-ectomy surgical removal
-genesis forming
-ology the study of
-malacia softening
-osis abnormal condition of
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-itis inflammation of
-oid resembling
-scopy visual exam
-megaly enlargement
-para to bear
-tomy incision
-scope instrument to view
Created by: shayecharters