Medical Terminology

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75 terms · Endocrine System

toxic/o

combining form that means poison

thymitis

a medical term that means thymus inflammation

adren/o adrenal/o

combining forms that adrenal glands

pituitar/o

a combining form that means pituitary gland

adrenopathy

a medical term that means adrenal gland

andr/o

a combining form that means male

adrenomegaly

a medical term that means enlarged adrenal gland

parathyroid/o

a combining form that means parathyroid gland

thyroidectomy

a medical term that means surgical removal of the thyroid

thymic

a medical term that means pertaining to the thymus gland

thyromegaly

a medical term that means enlarged thyroid

adrenalectomy

a medical term that means surgical removal of the adrenal gland

adrenal

a medical term that means pertaining to the adrenal glands

-polydipsia

a suffix that means thrist

estr/o

a combining form that means female

hyperparathroidism

a medical term that means state of excessive parathyroid

polyuria

a medical term that means condition of too much urine

thyroid/o

a combining form that means thyroid gland

pineal/o

a combining form that means pineal gland

postprandial

a medical term that means related to after a meal

acr/o

a combining form that means extremities

acromegaly

a medical term that means enlarged extremities

polydipsia

a medical term that means many excessive thirst

somat/o

a combining form that means body

calc/o

a combining form that means calcium

-prandial

a suffix that means related to a meal

home/o

a combining form that means sameness

thyroidal

a medical term that means pertaining to the thyroid gland

thymitis

a medical term that means surgical removal of the thymus

hypopituitaryism

a medical term that means state of insufficient pituitary

parathyroidal

a medical term that means pertaining to the parathyroid gland

thym/o

the combining form that means thymus gland

endocrinologist

a medical term that means specialist in the endocrine system

a

a medical term that means abnormal condition of thyroid poisoning

a

a medical term that means sugar in the urine

pancreatic

a medical term that means pertaining to the pancreas

pancreat/o

a combining form that means pancreas

ophthalm/o

a combining form that means eye

crin/o

the combining form that means secrete

kal/i

a combining form that means potassium

-tropin

a suffix that means to stimulate

glyc/o, glycas/o

combining forms that means sugar

gonad/o

a combining from that means sex glands

endocrinology

a medical term that means the study of the endocrine system

parathyroidectomy

a medical term that means surgical removal of the parathyroid gland

-crine

a suffix that means to secrete

endocrinopathy

a medical term that means endocrine system disease

pituitary

a medical term that means pertaining to the pituitary gland

thymoma

a medical term that means thymus tumor

natr/o

a combining form that means sodium

RIA

an abbrevation for test that measures levels of horomones in the blood stream

hypernatremia

excessive sodium in the blood

thymus gland

secretes thymosin

K+

potassium

pancreas

secretes insulin

dwarfism

abnormally short in height

gigantism

caused by excessive growth hormone

Na+

sodium

hyperkalemia

excessive potassium in the blood

thyroid scan

diagnostic image made using radioactive iodine

thyroid gland

secretes thyroxine

Cushing syndrome

caused by hypersecretion of the adrenal cortex

pineal gland

secretes melatonin

edema

excessive body fluids

adenocarcinoma

cancerous tumor of a gland

gynecomastia

brest development in a male

oral hypoglycemic agent

lowers blood sugar levels

cretinism

arrested pyhsical and mental development

FBS

measures the amount of sugar in the bloodstream

adrenal glands

secretes aldosterone

goiter

enlarged thyroid gland

human growth hormone therapy

stimulates growth of the skeleton

type 1 diabetes mellitus

caused by hyposecretion of insulin by the pancreas

acromegaly

enlarged head and extremities

pituitary gland

secreates growth hormone

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