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Aortic pertaining to the aorta
Apical Pertaining to the apex
arterial pertaining to the arteries
atrial pertaining to the atrium
atrioventricular Pertaining to the atrium and ventricles
bicuspid Resembling two points
Bracial Pertaining to the arm
Capillary Pertaining to hairlike structures
Carotid Resembling sleep
Cardiovascular Pertaining to the blood vessel in the heart
Circulatory Having the function of movement in a circular route
Coronary Pertaining to the structure that encircles like a crown
Diastolic Pertaining to dilating
Endocardium The innermost structure of the heart
Femoral Pertaining to the femur
Jugular Pertaining to the throat
Mitrial pertaining to a struture like a miter
Myocardial pertaining to the heart muscle
Pericardium structure around the heart
Popliteal pertaining to the back of the knee
Pulmonary pertaining to the lung
Radial pertaining to the radius
Systolic pertaining to contracting
Tibial pertaining to the tibia
Tricuspid resembing three projection points
Vasoconstriction the action of the blood vessel narrowing
Vasodilation the action of the blood vessel widening
Venous pertaining to the vein
Ventricular pertaining to the ventricles
anginal pertaining to the angina
arrhythmia a condition where the rhythm is irregular
atherosclerosis condition where the artery hardens
arteriosclerotic pertaining to the hard artery
bradycardia condition where the heart beat is slow
cardiomegaly enlargement of the heart
coarctiation a process of being pressed together
cardiomyopathy heart muscle disease
dysrrhythmia condition of an abnormal or painful rhythm
endocarditis inflammation within the heart
fibrillation a process of having muscle fiber
hypercholesterolemia condition of having high cholesterol in the blood
hyperlipidemia condition of having a high fat count in the blood
hypertension the condition of having higher pressure than normal (high blood pressure)
hypertrophy above the process of development
infarction the action of having an area of dead tissue
ischemia condition where a foreign object is blocking blood flow
necrosis condition of dead cells, tissue, or body
orthostatic hypotension pertaining to below the pressure of standing straight in one place
palpitation the process of throbbing
pericarditis inflammation around the heart
peripheral pertaining to outer aspects
regurgitation the action of flowing backwards
rheumatic pertaining to a watery discharge
stenosis condition of narrowness
tachycardia condition of a fast heart beat
tamponade the action to stop up
tetralogy the study of four
thrombophlebitis inflammation of the vein caused by a thrombus
electrocardiogram the process of recording the electricity in the heart
telemetry the process of measuring distance
angiogram a record or picture of a blood vessel
echocardiography the process of recording the echo of the heart
cardioversion the action to travel the heart
defibrillator the person who produces or does the reversal of muscle fiber
sphygmomanometer an instrument to take a thin pulse
endarterectomy the surgical removal of the inside of an artery
cardiopulmonary pertaining to the heart and lung
angioplasty process of reshaping the blood vessel by surgery
pericardiocentesis procedure to puncture the area around the heart
antiarrhythmic pertaining to against away from rhythm
antihypertensive pertaining to against high pressure
diuretic pertaining to completely through the urinary system
thrombolytic pertaining to breaking down thromboses
ACE angiotensin-converting enzyme
AED automatic external defibrillator
a fib arterial fibrillation
AV atrioventricular
BP blood pressure
bpm beats per minute
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
cath catheter
CCU coronary care unit
CHF congestive heart failure
CPR cardiopulmonary resusitation
ECG electrocardiography
echo echocardiogram
EKG electrocardiography
HTN hypertension
JVD jugular venous distention
MI myocardial infarction
mm Hg millimeters of mercury
PMI point of maximum impulse
PVC premature ventricular contraction
PVD peripheral vascular disease
S1, S2, S3, S4 first, second, third, fourth heart sound
V fib ventricular fibrillation
V tach ventricular tachycardia
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