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endocrine system

medical terminology related to the endocrine system

aden/o gland
adrenal/o adrenal gland
gonad/o sex glands (ovaries and testes)
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid gland
pituitary/o pituitary gland; hypophysis
thyr/o, thyroid/o thyroid gland
andr/o male
calc/o, calci/o calcium
cortic/o cortex, outer region
crin/o secrete
dips/o thirst
estr/o female
gluc/o sugar
glyc/o sugar
home/o sameness
hormon/o hormone
kal/i potassium
lact/o milk
myx/o mucus
natr/o sodium
phys/o growing
somat/o body
ster/o solid structure
toc/o childbirth
toxic/o poison
ur/o urine
-agon assemble, gather together
-emia blood condition
-in, -ine substance
-tropin stimulating the function of (to turn or act on)
-uria urine condition
eu- good, normal
hyper- excessive; above
hypo- deficient; less than normal; below; under
oxy- rapid, sharp, acid
pan- all
poly- many or increased
tetra- four
tri- three
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