Endocrine System

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Endocrine System
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Chapter Fifteen prefixes suffixes cf abbreviations non decodable vocab
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  1. -crine




    suffix
    to secrete




    suffix
  2. -in




    suffix
    substance




    suffix
  3. -ine




    suffix
    substance



    suffix
  4. -one




    suffix
    substance




    suffix
  5. -tropin




    suffix
    hormone that stimulates




    suffix
  6. -tropic




    suffix
    pertaining to hormone that stimulates




    suffix
  7. aden/o




    cf
    gland




    cf
  8. calc/o




    cf
    calcium




    cf
  9. cortic/o




    cf
    cortex




    cf
  10. exocrin/o




    cf
    exocrine




    cf
  11. hypophys/o




    cf
    pituitary gland




    cf   (2)
  12. pancreat/o




    cf
    pancreas




    cf
  13. pituitar/o




    cf
    pituitary gland





    cf   (2)
  14. thyr/o




    cf
    thyroid




    cf  (2)
  15. thyroid/o




    cf
    thyroid  




    cf(2)
  16. adren/o




    cf
    adrenal glands, suprarenal glands




    cf
  17. crin/o




    cf
    to secrete




    cf
  18. endocrin/o



    cf
    endocrine





    cf
  19. gonad/o




    cf
    gonads (organs that form sex cells)




    cf
  20. medull/o




    cf
    medulla




    cf
  21. parathyroid/o




    cf
    parathyroid gland




    cf
  22. thalam/o




    cf
    thalamus




    cf
  23. trop/o   (2)




    cf
    stimulate (turning on); to turn, turning




    cf
  24. goiter




    non deocadable vocab
    enlargement of the thyroid gland not due to a tumor



    non decoc. vocab
  25. edemic goiter




    non decod. vocab
    goiter in a population due to the lack of iodine




    non decod. vocab
  26. tetany




    non decod. vocab
    continuous muscle contraction due to calcium metabolism problem



    non decod. vocab
  27. DM



    abbreviation/ definition
    diabetes mellitus - a metabolism disorder




    abbreviation/ definition
  28. TSH



    abbreviation/ definition
    thyroid stimulating hormone- a pituitary gland hormone




    abbreviation/ definition

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