Endocrine System

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Endocrine System
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2010-10-20 05:02:30
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  1. adenectomy
    excision of a gland

    • aden/o (gland)
    • -ectomy (excision)
    • (ad-eh-NEK-toh-mee)
  2. adenotomy
    incision of a gland

    • aden/o (gland)
    • -tomy (cutting operation)
    • (ad-eh-NOT-oh-mee)
  3. adrenalectomy
    surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands

    • adrenal/o (adrenal glands)
    • -ectomy (excision)
    • (ah-dree-nah-LEK-toh-mee)
  4. hypoglycemic
    drug used to lower blood sugar

    • hypo- (below normal)
    • glyc/o (sgar)
    • -ic (pertaining to)
    • (HY-poh-gly-SEE-mik)
  5. hypophysectomy
    surgical removal of the hypophysis (pituitary gland)

    • hypophys/o (pituitary gland)
    • -ectomy (excision)
    • (HY-poh-fih-SEK-toh-mee)
  6. parathyroidectomy
    surgical excision of the parathyroid gland

    • parathyr/o (parathyroid gland)
    • -ectomy (excision)
    • (PAHR-ahthy-royd-EK-toh-mee)
  7. thyroidecotomy
    excision of the thyroid gland

    • thyr/o (thyroid gland)
    • -ectomy (excision)
    • (THY-royd-EK-toh-mee)
  8. thyroparathyroidectomy
    excision of the thyroid and parathyroid glands

    • thyr/o (thyroid gland)
    • parathyr/o (parathyroid gland)
    • -ectomy (excision)
    • (THY-roh-pehr-ah-THY-roy-DEK-toh-mee)
  9. thyrotomy
    surgery performed on the thyroid gland

    • thyr/o (thyroid gland)
    • -tomy (cutting operation)
    • (thy-ROT-oh-mee)

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