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Adren/o, adrenal/o

Adrenal glands

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Home/o

Same, alike

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Poly-

Many, much

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Glyc/o, glycos/o, gluc/o

Sugar, sweetness

4

-uria

Urine

5

Hyper-

Excessive, above normal

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Calc/o

Calcium

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Exo-

Outside, outward

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Toxic/o

Poison

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Crin/o

Secrete

10

Eu-

Good, normal

11

Kal/i

Potassium

12

-dipsia

Thirst

13

Hypo-

Under, below

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Thym/o

Thymus gland

15

Pancreat/o

Pancreas

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Thyr/o, thyroid/o

Thyroid gland

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Parathyroid/o

Parathyroid glands

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-crine

Secrete

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-gen

Forming, producing, orgin

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-toxic

Poison

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-stasis

Standing still

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ACTH

Adrenocorticotropic hormone

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Anti diuretic hormone

ADH

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Parathyroid hormone

PTH

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TSH

Thyroid stimulating hormone

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IDDM

Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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FBS

Fasting blood sugar

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DM

Diabetes mellitus

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Follicle stimulating hormone

FSH

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GTT

Glucose tolerance test

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NIDDM

Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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Potassium

K