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ACTH

adrenocorticotropic hormone

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone

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BGM

blood glucose monitoring

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DI

diabetes insipidus

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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FBG

fasting blood glucose

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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FSH

follicle-stimulating hormone

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GH

growth hormone

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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hCG

human chorionic gonadotropin

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hGH

human growth hormone

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IDDM

insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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K+

potassium

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LH

luteinizing hormone

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MSH

melanocyte-stimulating hormone

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Na+

sodium

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NIDDM

non-insulin-dependant diabetes mellitus

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OT

oxytocin

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P

phosphorus

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PRL

prolactin

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PTH

parathyroid hormone

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RAI

radioactive iodine

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T3

tri-iodothyronine

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T4

tetraiodothyronine (thyroxine)

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TFT

thyroid function test

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone

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aden/o

gland

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adrenal/o

adrenal gland

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gonad/o

sex glands (ovaries and testes)

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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parathyroid/o

parathyroid gland

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pituitary/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

sugar

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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

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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

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toxic/o

poison

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ur/o

urine

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-agon

assemble, gather together

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-emia

blood condition

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-in,
-ine

substance

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-tropin

stimulating the function of (to turn or act on)

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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-

under

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oxy-

rapid, sharp, acid

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pan-

all

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poly-

many

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tetra-

four

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tri-

three