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crin/o-

secrete

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neur/o-

nerve

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glandul/o-

gland

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home/o-

same

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hormon/o-

hormone

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thalam/o-

thalamus

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adren/o-

adrenal gland

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cortic/o-

cortex (outer region)

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trop/o-

having an affinity for; stimulating; turning

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pituit/o-

pituitary gland

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aden/o-

gland

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hypophys/o-

pituitary gland

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ur/o-

urine; urinary system

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stimul/o-

exciting; strengthening

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gonad/o-

gonads (ovaries and testes)

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melan/o-

black

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ox/y-

oxygen; quick

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toc/o-

labor and childbirth

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pituitar/o-

pituitary gland

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lact/o-

milk

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galact/o-

milk

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thyr/o-

shield-shaped structure (thyroid gland)

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calc/i-

calcium

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ton/o-

pressure; tone

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calc/o-

calcium

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iod/o-

iodine

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gluc/o-

glucose (sugar)

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ag/o-

to lead to

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glycos/o-

glucose (sugar)

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glyc/o-

glucose (sugar)

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insul/o-

island

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insulin/o-

insulin

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pancreat/o-

pancreas

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somat/o-

body

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stat/o-

standing still; staying in one place

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adrenal/o-

adrenal gland

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ren/o-

kidney

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andr/o-

male

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viril/o-

masculine

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estr/o-

female

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mineral/o-

mineral; electrolyte

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estr/a-

female

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ovari/o-

ovary

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test/o-

testis; testicle

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testicul/o-

testis; testicle

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antagon/o-

oppose or work against

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inhibit/o-

block; hold back

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recept/o-

recieve

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erg/o-

activity; work