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acr
extremities, tips
aden
gland
adren, adrenal
adrenal glands
andr
male
calc, calci
calcium
estr
female
gonad
gonads, or reproductive glands
gluc, glucos
glucose, sugar
glyc, glycos
glucose, sugar
hypophys
pituitary gland
kal, kali
potassium
natr
sodium
pancreat
pancreas
parathyroid
parathyroid glands
pineal
pineal gland
pituitar
pituitary gland
thym
thymus gland
thyr, thyroid
thyroid gland
-algia
pain
-ary, -ic
pertaining to
-crine
to secrete
-dipsia
thirst
-dynia
pain
-ectomy
removal or excision
-emia
blood
-emic
pertaining to blood
-gen
producing, produced by
-genesis
producing, produced by
-graphy
process of recording
-ism
condition of
-itis
inflammation
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor
-pathy
disease
-penia
deficiency
-plasty
surgical repair
-ptosis
droop, sag, fall, prolapse
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision
-toxic
pertaining to poison; poisonous
-tropin
stimulating the function of
-uresis
urine
-uria
urine
a-, an-
without
endo-
inside, within
eu-
good, normal
exo-
outside, outward
hyper-
excessive, above normal
hypo-
below, deficient
poly-
many, much
diabetes mellitus
A disease resulting in high levels of blood glucose.
electrolytes
Mineral salts found in the blood and tissues.
goiter
Enlargement of the thyroid gland.
homeostasis
A state of constancy in the body's internal environment.
hormone
A chemical substance produced by an endocrine gland.
insulin
A hormone produced by the pancreas; it lowers blood sugar.
glucagon
A hormone produced by the pancreas; it increases blood sugar.
metabolism
The sum of all physical and chemical changes occurring in the body.