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aden/o
gland, glandular
adren/o
adrenal gland
andr/o
masculine, male
cortic/o
cortex
dips/o
thirst
gluc/o
1. relationship to glucose (G. sweet new wine, sweetness)
2. sugar
glyc/o
relating to sugars
lymphaden/o
lymph nodes
lymphangi/o
lymphatic vessels
phys/o
tendency to swell or inflate
thym/i, thym/o
1. thymus (a primary lymphoid organ)
2. mind, soul, emotions
3. wart, warty
thyr/o, thyroid/o
thyroid
tox/i, tox/o, toxic/o
poison, toxin
fibr/o
fiber
macr/o
large, long
gonad/o
gonads, sex glands
ur/e, ure/a, ure/o
1. urea
2. urine
estr/o
female
mamm/o
breast
gynec/o - mast/o - ia

gynecomastia
excessive development of the male mammary glands
aden/o - carcin/o - oma
adenocarcinoma
gland, glandular - cancer - tumor, neoplasm
a malignant neoplasm of epithelial cells in glandular or gland-like pattern
aden/o - my/o - oma
adenomyoma
gland, glandular - muscle - tumor, neoplasm
a benign neoplasm of muscle (usually smooth muscle) with glandular elements; occurs most frequently in uterus and uterine ligaments
hidr/o
sweat, sweat glands
aden/o - oma

adenoma
gland, glandular - tumor, neoplasm

a benign epithelial neoplasm in which the tumor cells form glands or gland-like structures
eu - thryoid/o - ism

euthyroidism
good, well - thyroid - condition

a condition in which the thyroid gland is functioning normally, its secretion being of proper amount and constitution
fibr/o - aden/o - oma

fibroadenoma
fiber - gland - tumor, neoplasm

a benign neoplasm derived from glandular epithelium, in which there is a conspicuous stroma of proliferating fibroblasts
hyper - thryoid/o - ism

hyperthyroidism
excessive, above normal - thyroid - condition, disease

an abnormality of the thyroid gland in which secretion of thyroid hormone is usually increased and is no longer under regulatory control of hypothalamic-pituitary centers
macr/o - aden/o - oma

macroadenoma
large, long - gland, glandular - tumor, neoplasm

a pituitary adenoma larger than 10 mm in diameter