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Memorize the meanings of the following combining forms of Greek origin



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Memorize the meanings of the following combining forms of Greek origin.

Combining form

Meaning

Example

Definition

aden(o)-

gland

adenoma

a benign tumour formed from glandular structures in epithelial tissue

end(o)-

inside; within; internal

endocrine

relating to or denoting glands which secrete hormones or other products directly into the blood

luteo-

yellow; corpus luteum

luteotrophin

a hormone, synthesized and stored in the anterior pituitary gland, that stimulates production of progesterone by the corpus luteum in the ovary

andro-

men; male; masculine

androsterone

a relatively inactive male sex hormone produced by metabolism of testosterone

acro-

extremity

acrocyanosis

a condition marked by bluish or purple colouring of the hands and feet, caused by slow circulation

-megaly

abnormal enlargement

hepatomegaly

enlargement of the liver to such an extent that it can be felt below the rib margin because of congestion, inflammation, infiltration, or tumour




  1. Read the definition and fill in the blanks with the words given in the box.




adenitis, adenocarcinoma, adenalgia, endogenous,

endoscopy, endotoxin, luteolysin, acrodermatitis,

splenomegaly, endogenous, luteolin, acroparaaesthesia




        1. Enlargement of a gland _______________________

        2. Arising within or derived from the body ________________

        3. A malignant tumour formed from glandular structures in epithelial tissue ____

        4. Pain in a gland or glands ______________________________

        5. The study of male infertility and erectile dysfunction ________________

        6. Inflammation of a gland or lymph node ___________________

        7. Any instrument used to obtain the view of the interior of the body __________

        8. A substance causing degeneration of the corpus luteum ___________________

        9. A toxin present inside a bacterial cell that is released when it disintegrates ____

        10. A yellow crystalline compound found in many plants ________________

        11. The decline in production of testosterone that occurs with age in men ______

        12. A persistent sensation of numbness and tingling in the hands and feet _______

        13. Abnormal growth of the hands, feet, and face caused by overproduction of growth hormone by the pituitary gland _____________

        14. Inflammation of the skin of the feet or hands, producing swelling and reddening of the affected areas, followed by atrophy ____________

        15. Abnormal enlargement of the spleen _________________






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