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Medical Terminology

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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