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Medical Terminology: A Short Course-Appendix 1:Endocrine System-Terminology

Medical Terminology- A Short Course, 5th Edition, Chabner/Saunders: "Appendix 1- Body Systems" http://evolve.elsevier.com/
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adrenopathy
disease of the adrenal gland
adrenalectomy
surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
hypophyseal
of or relating to the hypophysis
oophoritis
inflammation of one or both ovaries
ovarian cyst
a cystic tumor (usually benign) of the ovary
orchitis
inflammation of one or both testes
orchiopexy
operation to bring an undescended testicle into the scrotum
orchidectomy
surgical removal of one or both testicles
pancreatectomy
surgical removal of part or all of the pancreas
hyperparathyroidism
Increased secretion of parathormone from the parathyroid glands.
hypopituitarism
Deficient secretion of hormones from the pituitary gland.
thymoma
A tumor of the thymus
thryoadenitis
Inflammation of the tyroid gland
thyroidectomy
surgical removal of the thyroid gland