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Ch17Endocrine System

Endocrine System combining forms and abbr

aden(o) gland
adren(o), adrenal(o) adrenal gland
gonad(o) gonad
mamm(o), mast(o) breast
pancreat(o) pancreas
parathyroid(o) parathyroid gland
pituitar(o) pituitary gland
andr(o) male or masculine
calc(i) calcium
gigant(o) large
gluc(o) glucose
glyc(o), glycos(o) sugar
insulin(o) insulin
ido(o) iodine
ket(o) ketone
lact(o) milk
trop(o) to stimulate
-crine secrete
-dipsia thirst
-physis growth
-tropic stimulating
-tropin that which stimulates
acth adrenocorticotropic hormone
adh antidiuretic hormone
dm diabetes mellitus
fbs fasting blood sugar
fsh follicle-stimulating hormone
gdm gestational diabetes mellitus
gh growth hormone
gtt glucose tolerance test
hcg human chorionic gonadotropin
131i radioactive iodine
icsh interstitial cell-stimulating hormone
lh luteinizing hormone
lth lactogenic hormone
msh melanocyte-stimulating hormone
pth parathormone (parathyroid hormone)
pvd peripheral vascular disease
raiu radioactive iodine uptake
sth somatotropic hormone
tct throcalcitonin
tsh thyroid-stimulating hormone
t3 triiodothyronine
t4 throxine
Created by: LSerreia