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Maintains homostasis

Includes: 2 adrenal glands, 2 ovaries/testes, 4 parathyroid glands, the pancreas, the pineal gland, the pitutary gland, thymus gland & the thyroid gland

Endocrine system

2

Stable internal body environment

Homostasis

3

chemical messengers

Horomones

4

4 Suffixes meaning pertaining 2

-al
-an
-ar
-ic

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Suffix meaning puncture 2 w/draw fluid

-centesis

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Suffix meaning cell

-cyte

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Suffix meaning thirst

-dipsia

8

Suffix meaning surgical removal

-ectomy

9

Suffix meaning swelling

-edema

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Suffix meaning blood condition

-emia

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Suffix meaning state of or condition

-ism

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Suffix meaning inflammation

-itis

13

Suffix meaning 1 who studies

-logist

14

Suffix meaning study of

-logy

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Suffix meaning softening

-malacia

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Suffix meaning enlarged

-megaly

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Suffix meaning resembling

-old

18

Suffix meaning tumor

-oma

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Suffix meaning abnormal condition

-osis

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Suffix meaning cutting in2

-otomy

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Suffix meaning disease

-pathy

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Suffix meaning surgical fixation

-pexy

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Suffix meaning surgical repair

-plasty

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Suffix meaning rupture

-rrhexis

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Suffix meaning urine condition

-uria

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Prefix meaning w/in

Endo-

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Prefix meaning outward

Ex-

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Prefix meaning excessive

Hyper-

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Prefix meaning insufficient

Hypo-

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Prefix meaning many or much

-poly