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Flashcards in 18 Endocrine System Terminology Deck (38):
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aden/o

gland

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adren/o, adrenal/o

adrenal gland

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gonad/o

sex glands

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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parathyroid/o

parathyroid gland

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pituitar/o

pituitary gland, hypophysis

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thyr/o, thyroid/o

thyroid gland

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andr/o

male

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calc/o, calci/o

calcium

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cortic/o

cortex, outer region

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crin/o

secrete

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dips/o

thirst

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estr/o

female

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gluc/o, glyc/o

sugar

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home/o

sameness

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hormon/o

hormone

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kal/i

potassium

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lact/o

milk

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myx/o

mucus (myxedema)

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natr/o

sodium

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phys/o

growing

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somat/o

body

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ster/o

solid structure

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toc/o

childbirth (oxytocin)

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toxic/o

position (thyrotoxicosis)

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ur/o

urine

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-agon

assemble, gather together (glucagon)

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-emia

blood condition

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-in, -ine

a substance

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-tropin

stimulating the function of

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-uria

urine condition

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eu-

good, normal

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hyper-

excessive, above

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hypo-

deficient, below, under, less than normal

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oxy-

rapid, sharp, acid (oxytocin - rapid childbirth)

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pan-

all

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tetra-

four

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tri-

three

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