adeno-, aden-, adeni-

(Greek: gland or glands, glandular [from “acorn”])

adenosine
adenosis
A rarely used term for a more or less generalized glandular disease.
adenotomy
Incision of a gland.
adenotonsillectomy
Operative removal of tonsils and adenoids.
adenovirus, adenoviral
One of a group of viruses that cause disease of the upper respiratory tract and conjunctivae.
anadenia (s) (noun), anadenias (pl)
Absence of glands or the temporary lack of glandular functions: Brooke’s stomach difficulties appeared to be related to chronic anadenia which resulted when her body had deficient glandular secretions.
blennadenitis (s) (noun); blennadenititises, blennadenitides (pl)
Inflammation of the mucous glands.
dacryoadenalgia
Pain in a lacrimal gland (tear gland) in and eye or the eyes that secrete tears.
dacryoadenectomy
An operation to cut out a lacrinal (tear, [TEER]) gland.
dacryoadenitis
Inflammation of the lacrimal (tear) gland.
enteraden
Any intestinal gland.
enteradenitis
Inflammation of the intestinal glands.
enteradenography
A written description of the intestinal glands.
enteradenology
An account of the intestinal glands.
gastradenitis, gastroadenitis
Inflammation of the glands of the stomach.