SUR 116 week 10-Endocrine System

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SUR 116 week 10-Endocrine System
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Endocrine System combining forms
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  1. acr/o
    extremities

    ex. acrocyanosis (pertaining to blueness of the extremities)
  2. adren/o
    adrenal glands

    ex. adrenomegaly (enlarged adrenal gland)
  3. adrenal/o
    adrenal glands

    ex. adrenalectomy (removal of the adrenal glands)
  4. andr/o
    male

    ex. androgen (that which produces males)
  5. calc/o
    calcium

    ex. hypercalcemia (excessive calcium in the blood)
  6. crin/o
    secrete

    ex. endocrinologist (specialist in the endocrine system)
  7. -dipsia
    thirst

    ex. polydipsia (excessive or abnormal thirst)
  8. estr/o
    female

    ex. estrogen (pertaining to female)
  9. glyc/o
    sugar

    ex. hyperglycemia (excessive sugar in the blood)
  10. glycos/o
    sugar
  11. gonad/o
    sex glands

    ex. gonadal (pertaining to the gonads)
  12. home/o
    sameness

    ex. homosexual (same sex)
  13. kal/i
    potassium

    ex. hyperkalemia (excessive potassium in the blood)
  14. myx/o
    mucus

    ex. myxadenitis (inflammation of a mucus secreting gland)
  15. natr/o
    sodium

    ex. hyponatremia (low sodium in the blood)
  16. ophthalm/o
    eye

    ex. ophthalmologist (one who studies the eye)
  17. pancreat/o
    pancreas

    ex. pancreatic (pertaining to the pancreas)
  18. parathyroid/o
    parathyroid gland

    ex. parathyroidectomy (removal of the parathyroid gland)
  19. pineal/o
    pineal gland

    ex. pinealectomy (removal of the pineal gland)
  20. pituitar/o
    pituitary gland

    ex. pituitary (pertaining to the pituitary gland)
  21. -prandial
    relating to a meal
  22. thym/o
    thymus gland

    ex. thymitis (inflammation of the thymus)
  23. thyr/o
    thyroid gland

    ex. thyromegaly (enlarged thyroid)
  24. thyroid/o
    thyroid gland

    ex. thyroidectomy (removal of the thyroid)
  25. toxic/o
    poison

    ex. toxicology (the study of poison)
  26. -tropin
    stimulate

    ex. gonadotropin (gonad stimulating)

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