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adren/o

adrenal glands

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adrenal/o

adrenal glands

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cal/o

clacium

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crin/o

secrete

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gluc/o

sugar, sweetness

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gluc/o

sugar, sweetness

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glyc/o

sugar, sweetness

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glycos/o

sugar, sweetness

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home/o

same, alike

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kal/i

potassium (an electrolyte)

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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parathyroid/o

parathyroid glands

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thym/o

thymus gland

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thyr/o

thyroid gland

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thyroid/o

thyroid gland

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toxic/o

poison

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-crine

secrete

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-dipsia

thrist

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-gen

forming, producing, origin

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-toxic

pertaining to poison

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-uria

urine

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eu-

good, normal

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exo-

outside, outward

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hyper-

excessive, above normal

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hypo-

under, below

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poly-

many, much

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ACTH

adrenocorticotropic stimulating hormone

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LH

luteinizing hormone

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)

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NPH

neutral protamine Hagedorn (insulin)

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DI

diabetes insipidus diagnostic imaging

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PRL

prolactin

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DKA

diabetic ketoacidosis

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PGH

pituitary growth hormone

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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PTH

parathyroid hormone; also called parathormone

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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RAI

radioactive iodine

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FSH

follicle-stimulating hormone

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RAIU

radioactive iodine uptake

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GH

growth hormone

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T3

triidothyronine (thyroid hormone)

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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T4

thyroxine (thyroid hormone)

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HRT

hormone replacement therapy

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TFT

thyroid function test

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K

potassium (an electrolyte)

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone