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Medical Terminology

acr/o extremities
adend/o gland
adrend/o adrenal glands
adrenal/o adrenal glands
andr/o male;man
blast/o germ cell; cell which forms
calc/i calcium
cortic/o cortex
crin/o secrete
dips/o thrist
gonad/o sex glands
gluc/o, glyc/o glucose, sugar, sweet
kal/i potassium
ket/o ketones
lact/o milk
natr/o sodium
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
somat/o body
toxic/o poison
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o, thyroid/o thyroid gland