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GH

Growth hormone

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-ary

Pertaining to

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-al

Pertaining to

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Adren/o-

Adrenal gland

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Anti-

Against

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Dia-

Complete, completely through

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Endo-

Innermost, within

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Epi-

Upon, above

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Gluc/o-

Glucose (sugar)

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Home/o-

Same

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iod/o-

Iodine

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Lact/o-

Milk

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Pituit/o-

Pituitary gland

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Pro-

Before

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Recept/o-

Receive

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Thalam/o-

Thalamus

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-logy

The study of

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ACTH

Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

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ADH

Antidiuretic hormone

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GTT

Glucose tolerance test

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IDDM

Insulin- dependent diabetes mellitus

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LH

Luteinizing hormone

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TSH

Thyroid- stimulating hormone

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-in

Substance

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-ism

Process; disease from specific cause

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-nine

A single chemical substance

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-oid

Resembling

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-physis

State of growing

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-stasis

Condition of standing still, staying in one place

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Ad-

Toward

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Aden/o-

Gland

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Cortic/o-

Cortex (outer region)

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Crin/o-

Secrete

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Endocrinologist-

One who specializes in glands that secrete hormones

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erg/o-

Activity, work

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Eu-

Normal, good

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Glandul/o-

Gland

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Gonad/o-

Gonads (ovaries or testes)

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Hypo-

Below, deficient

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Inhibit/o-

Block, hold back

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Insul/o-

Island

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Stat/o-

Standing still, staying in one place

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Stimul/o-

Exciting, strengthening

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Thym-

Thymus, rage

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Thyr/o-

Shield- shaped structure (thyroid gland)

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Toc/o-

Childbirth and labor

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Ton/o-

Pressure, tone

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Trop/o-

Having an affinity for stimulating, turning