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Endocrine System

Acid/o acid
Acr/o extremitites
Aden/o gland
Adip/o fat
Adren/o, adrenal/o adrenal gland
Anter/o front
Calc/o calcium
Cortic/o cortex
Crin/o secrete
Gigant/i abnormally large
Gluc/o, glyc/o suagr; glucose
Gonad/o sex galnds
Gynec/o female, woman
Home/o similar
Immun/o immune; protection
Insulin/o insulin
Kal/i potassium
Ket/o ketone
Lob/o lobe
Mast/o breast
Myx/o mucus
Natr/o sodium
Neur/o nerve
Ophthalm/o eye
Pancreat/o pancreas
Parathyroid/o parathyroid gland
Pituitar/o pituitary gland
Radi/o x-rays
Retin/o retina
Thym/o thymus
Thyr/o, Thyroid/o thyroid gland
Tox/i, Toxic/o poison
Anti- agaisnt
Endo- in; within
Exo- outward
Hyper- above; above normal; excessive
Hypo- below; below normal; deficient
Pan- everything; all
Para- near; beside; alongside; beyond; abnormal
Poly- many, much
Post- after; behind
Ultra- beyond; excess
-al, ,ary, -ic pertaining to
–assay to analyze
–carcinoma cancerous tumor
–dipsia thrist
–ectomy surgical removal; excision
–edema swelling, fluid retention
–emia blood condition
–ia condition
–ism process; condition
–itis inflammation
–megaly enlargement
–oid like; resembling
–oma tumor; mass
–osis abnormal condition
–pathy disease
–phagia eatong; swallowing
–stasis stoppage of flow
–tropin hormone
–uria urination, condition of urine
–y process; state
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