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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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pituitar/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-

deficient; below; under; less than normal

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oxy-

rapid, sharp, acid

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pan-

all

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poly-

many or increased

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tetra-

four

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tri-

three

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phe/o

dusky

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