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The Great Communicat

Veterinary Medical Terminology Chapter 11

Adrenalectomy surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
Pituitary gland the master gland-located at the base of the brain just below the hypothalamus
endo- with
-crine secrete or separate
pituit/o pituitary gland
aden/o gland
-ectomy surgical removal
chrom/o color
cyt/o cell
-oma tumor
phe/o dusky
-emia blood condition
eu- good, well, or easily
gynec/o woman
mast/o mammary gland
toxic/o poison
ket/o break down product of fat
mellit/o honey
acr/o extremities
pineal/o pineal gland
gonad/o gonad or gamete-producing gland
thym/o thymus
ren/o kidney
nor- normal
nephro/o kidney
epi- above
ad- toward
cata- down
bol/o throwing
andr/o male
-gen producing
ana- up or excessive
ad- toward
adrenal/o adrenal glands
cortic/o outer
medull/o inner or middle portion
para- near or before
lact/o milk
somat/o body
vas/o vessel
press/i tension
thyr/o thyroid
lute/o yellow
-physis to grow
neur/o nerve
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