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Adrenal/o

Adrenal glands
*adrenal/ectomy = removal or excision of adrenal gland(s)
[-ectomy=excision, removal]

2

Adren/o

Adrenal glands
*adren/al =pertaining to adrenal glands
[-al=pertaining to]

3

Calc/o

Calcium
*hypo/cal/emia = deficiency of calcium in the blood
[hypo-=under, below, deficient; -emia= blood condition]

4

Gluc/o

Sugar, sweetness
*gluc/o/genesis = forming or producing (glucose) sugar
[-genesis= forming, producing; origin]

5

Glyc/o

Sugar, sweetness
*hyper/glyc/emia = excessive sugar in the blood
[hyper-=excessive, above normal; -emia=blood condition]

6

Pancreat/o

Pancreas
*pancreat/itis= inflammation of the pancreas
[-itis=inflammation]

7

Parathyroid/o

Parathyroid glands
*parathyroid/ectomy= removal of the parathyroid gland(s)
[-ectomy = excision, removal]

8

Pituitar/o

Pituitary gland
*hypo/pituitar/ism = condition of deficient levels of pituitary hormone in the body
[hypo-= under, below, deficient; -ism=condition]

9

Thym/o

Thymus gland
*thym/oma = tumor of the thymus gland
[-oma =tumor]

10

Thyr/o

Thyroid gland
*thyr/o/megaly = enlargement of the thyroid gland
[-megaly = enlargement]

11

Thyroid/o

Thyroid gland
*thyroid/ectomy = excision, removal of the thyroid gland
[-ectomy = excision, removal]

12

Toxic/o

Poison
*toxic/o/logist = specialist in the study of poison/toxins
[-logist = specialist in the study of]

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Aden/o

Gland
*adn/oma = tumor composed of glandular tissue
[-oma =tumor]

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