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Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Combining Forms Endocrine System

adren/o adrenal gland
gonad/o sex glands
testic/, orchid/o, orchi/o testis
ovari/o, oophor/o ovary
pancreat/o pancreatic islets
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
pineal/o, pineal pineal gland
pituit/o, pituitar/o, hypophys/o pituitary gland
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o, thyroid/o, thyroaden/o thyroid gland
acr/o extremities
crin/o to secrete
glyc/o, glycos/o, gluc/o glucose, sugar
somat/o body
cortic/o cortex
trop/o turn, change
lact/o, lactin milk
gen/o to produce, to begin
endocrin/o secrete within
calc/o calcium
insulin/o insulin
phe/o dusky
chrom/o, chromat/o color
gynec/o, gyn/o woman, female
Created by: ainnes



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