HSCI 003, Chapter 18

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HSCI 003, Chapter 18
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  1. Aden/o
    gland
  2. Adren/o, Adrenal/o
    adrenal glands
  3. Andr/o
    masculine
  4. Calc/o, Calc/i, Calcin/o
    calcium
  5. Cortic/o
    cortex
  6. Crin/o
    to secrete
  7. Dips/o
    to thirst
  8. Estr/o
    female
  9. Gluc/o
    sugar
  10. Glyc/o
    sugar
  11. Gonad/o
    sex glands
  12. Home/o
    the same, alike
  13. Hormon/o
    hormone
  14. Kal/i, Kali/
    potassium
  15. Lact/o
    milk
  16. Myx/o
    mucus
  17. Natr/i
    sodium
  18. Panreat/o
    pancreas
  19. Parathyroid/o
    parathyroid
  20. Phys/o
    to grow
  21. Pituit/
    pituitary gland
  22. Somat/o
    body
  23. Ster/o
    steroid
  24. Thyr/o, Thyroid/o
    thyroid gland
  25. Toc/o
    child birth
  26. Toxic/o
    poison
  27. Ur/o
    urine
  28. -emia
    blood condition
  29. -in, -ine
    pertaining to
  30. -tropin
    an action of turning
  31. -uria
    urine condition
  32. Eu-
    good, normal
  33. Hyper-
    excessive, above normal
  34. Hypo-
    deficient, below normal
  35. Oxy-
    sharp, rapid
  36. Pan-
    all, entire
  37. Tetra-
    four
  38. Tri-
    three
  39. A1C
    glycosylated hemoglobin test
  40. ACTH
    adrenocorticopic hormone
  41. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone
  42. BGM
    blood glucose monitoring
  43. BMR
    basal metabolic rate
  44. CA++
    calcium
  45. CGMS
    continuous glucose monitoring system
  46. DI
    diabetic insipidous
  47. DKA
    diabetic ketoacidosis
  48. DM
    diabetes melatus
  49. FBG
    fasting blood glucose
  50. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  51. FSH
    folical stimulating hormone
  52. GH
    growth hormone
  53. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  54. HbA1c
    hemoglobin
  55. HCG, hCG
    human chorionic gonadotropin
  56. IDDM
    insulin diabetes melatus
  57. K+
    potassium
  58. LH
    lutinizing hormone
  59. Na+
    sodium
  60. NIDDM
    non-insulin diabetes melatus
  61. OT
    oxytocin
  62. PRL
    prolactin
  63. PTH
    parathyroid hormone
  64. RAI
    radioactive iodines
  65. RAIU
    radioactive iodine uptake test
  66. RIA
    radioimmunoassay
  67. STH
    somatotropic hormone
  68. T3
    triiodothyronine
  69. T4
    thyroxine
  70. TFT
    thyroid function test
  71. TSH
    thyroid stimulating hormone

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