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Flashcards in endocrine Deck (18):
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extremity

acr/o

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function of the pituitary gland

production of growth hormone

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gland

aden/o

4

adrenal gland

adren/o

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male

andr/o

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secrete

crin/o

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thirst

dips/o

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sugar

gluc/o, glyc/o, glycos/o

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sex gland

gonad/o

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female

gynec/o

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hormone, urge

hormon/o

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ketone bodies

ket/o, keton/o

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pancreas

pancreat/o

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parathyroid gland

parathyroid/o

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thymus gland

thym/o

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thyroid gland

thyr/o, thyroid/o

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Master gland/hypophysis

another name for pituitary

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regulates metabolism

thyroid gland