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aden/o

gland
adenectomy

2

adrenal/o

adrenal gland
adrenalectomy

3

gonad/o

sex glands (overies and testes)
gonadotropin

4

pancreat/o

pancreas
pancreatectomy

5

parathyroid/o

parathyroid gland
parathyroidectomy

6

pituitar/o

pituitary gland, hypophysis
hypopituitarism

7

thyr/o, thyroid/o

thyroid gland
thyrotropic hormone
thyroiditis

8

andr/o

male
androgen

9

calc/o, calci/o

calcium
hypercalcema, hypercalciuria

10

cortic/o

cortex, outer region
corticosteroid

11

crin/o

secrete
endocrinologist

12

dips/o

thirst
polydipsia

13

estr/o

female
estrogenic

14

gluc/o

sugar
glucagon
-agon means to resemble or gather together

15

glyc/o

sugar
hyperglycemia

16

home/o

sameness
homeostasis

17

hormon/o

hormone
hormonal

18

kal/i

potassium
hypokalcemia

19

lact/o

milk
prolactin
-in means substance

20

myx/o

mucus
myxedema (mucus like material accumulates under the skin)

21

natr/o

sodium
hyponatremia

22

phys/o

growing
hypophysectomy

23

somat/o

body
somatotropin

24

ster/o

solid structure
steroid

25

toc/o

childbirth
oxytocin
oxy- means rapid child birth

26

toxic/o

poison
thyrotoxiosis

27

ur/o

urine
antidiuretic hormone