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Endocrine Word Parts

endocrine diseases and disorders

QuestionAnswer
aden/o gland
adren/o adrenal glands
adrenal/o adrenal glands
cortic/o cortex
endocrin/o endocrine
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
pituitar/o pituitary gland
thyroid/o thyroid glands
thyr/o thyroid glands
acr/o extremities, height
calc/i calcium
kal/i potassium
natr/o sodium
dips/o thirst
-drome run, running
acromegaly enlargment of extremities (caused by excessive production of GH)
adenitis inflammation of a gland
adenomegaly enlargement of a gland
adenosis abnormal condition of a gland
adrenalitis inflammation of (one or both) of the adrenal glands
adrenomegaly enlargement (of one or both) of the adrenal glands
hypercalcemia excessive calcium in the blood
hyperglycemia excessive sugar in the blood
hyperkalemia excessive potassium in the blood
hyperpituitarism state of excessive pituitary gland activity
hyperthyroidism state of excessive thyroid gland activity (signs and symptoms: weight loss, irritability, and heat intolerance.)
hypocalcemia deficient calcium in the blood
hypoglycemia deficient sugar in the blood
hypokalemia deficient potassium in the blood
hyponatremia deficient sodium in the blood
hypopituitarism state of deficient pituitary gland activity
hypothyroidism state of deficient thyroid gland activity. (signs and symptoms: fatigue, weight gain, and cold intolerance)
panhypopituitarism state of total deficient pituitary gland activity. (affects function of all other endocrine glands)
parathyroidoma tumor of a parathyroid gland
thyoiditis inflammation of the thyroid gland
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