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Language of Medicine Chapter 18- Word Parts

Chabner's Language of Medicine, 9th edition. Word parts for Chapter 18- the endocrine system.
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aden/o
gland
adren/o
adrenal gland (1)
adrenal/o
adrenal gland (2)
andr/o
male
calc/o
calcium (1)
calci/o
calcium (2)
cortic/o
cortex, outer region
crin/o
secrete
dips/o
thirst
estr/o
female
gluc/o
sugar (1)
glyc/o
sugar (2)
gonad/o
sex glands (testes, ovaries)
home/o
sameness
hormon/o
hormone
insulin/o
insulin
kal/i
potassium
lact/o
milk
myx/o
mucus
natr/o
sodium
pancreat/o
pancreas
parathyroid/o
parathyroid gland
phys/o
growing
pituitar/o
pituitary gland
somat/o
body
ster/o
solid structure
thyr/o
thyroid gland (1)
thyroid/o
thyroid gland (2)
toc/o
childbirth
toxic/o
toxic
ur/o
urine
-agon
assemble, gather together
-emia
blood condition
-in
a substance (1)
-ine
a substance (2)
-tropin
stimulating the function of (to turn or act on)
-uria
urine condition
eu-
good, normal
hyper-
excessive, above normal
hypo-
deficient, below, under, less than normal
oxy-
rapid, sharp, acid
pan-
all
tetra-
four
tri-
three