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Medical Terminology Ch 11 - Roots

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acr/o
extremities
adren/o
gland
adren/o; adrenal/o
adrenal glands
andr/o
male; man
calc/i
calcium
cortic/o
cortex
endocrin/o
endocrine
gonad/o
sex glands
gluc/o; glyc/o
glucose; sugar; sweet
kal/i
potassium
lact/o
milk
natr/o
sodium
pancreat/o
pancreas
parathyroid/o
parathyroid glands
somat/o
body
toxic/o
poison
thym/o
thymus gland
thyr/o; thyroid/o
thyroid gland
acid/o
sour; bitter
dips/o
thirst
ket/o
ketone bodies
ophthaml/o
eye
eu-
same; normal
ex-
out; outward
oxy-
sharp; quick
poly-
excessive
-crine
secrete
-ectomy
surgical removal
-emia
blood condition
-tropin
stimulating effect of a hormone