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  1. Acro-
    highest point, extremity
  2. Acromegaly
    Enlargement of the head, face, hands, and feet due to excess growth hormone in an adult
  3. Adrenal gland
    The suprarenal, or adrenal, gland on the upper pole of each kidney
  4. Antithyroid
    A substance that inhibits production of thyroid hormones
  5. Diabetic
    Pertaining to or suffering from diabetes
  6. DM
    Diabetes Mellitus
  7. -emia
    Blood condition
  8. Endocrine
    Pertaining to a gland that produces an internal or hormonal secretion
  9. Eu-
    Good, normal
  10. Euthyroid
    Normal thyroid function
  11. Ex-
    out, out of
  12. FSH
    follicle-stimulating hormone
  13. GH
    growth hormone
  14. Gigantism
    abnormal height and size of entire body
  15. Goiter
    enlargement of the thyroid gland
  16. Hyperglycemic
    pertaining to high blood sugar
  17. Hypoglycemia
    low level of glucose(sugar) in the blood
  18. -ic
    pertaining to
  19. IDDM
    Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  20. -ine
    pertaining to, substance
  21. -ism
    condition, process
  22. LH
    luteinizing hormone
  23. -lysis
    destroy, destruction, dissolve, separate, breakdown
  24. -megaly
  25. micro-
  26. neo-
  27. NIDDM
    non-insulin-dependenet diabetes mellitus
  28. -oid
  29. -oma
    tumor, mass
  30. -one
    chemical substance, hormone
  31. OT
  32. Pancreas
    lobulated gland, the head of which is tucked into the curve of the duodenum
  33. Parathyroid
    endocrine glands embedded in the back of the thyroid gland
  34. poly-
    excessive, many, much
  35. Polydipsia
    excessive thirst
  36. Polyphagia
    excessive eating
  37. PRL
  38. PTH
    parathyroid hormone
  39. syn-
  40. Thymectomy
    surgical removal of the thymus gland
  41. Thymoma
    benign tumor of the thymus
  42. Thyroid Gland
    Endocrine gland in the neck, or a cartilage of the larynx
  43. Thyroiditis
    inflammation of the thyroid gland
  44. TSH
    thyroid-stimulating hormone
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