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med term slides 2

leuk/o white
melan/o black
erythr/o red
cyan/o blue
leukocyte white blood cell
melanoderma black skin
erythremia too many red cells
cyanoderma blue skin
leukoderma white skin
-penia decrease in number
-emia blood condition
-osis increase in number
endocardium inner lining of the heart
myocardium middle, muscular layer of the heart
epicardium outer membrane of the heart
cardi/o heart
what are the chambers of the heart? right atrium, left atrium, right ventricle, left ventricle
-gram picture or record
-graph instrument used to make a recording
-graphy process of using a recording instrument
-grapher person who makes the recording
RT[T] radiation therapy technologist
RT[R] radiologic technologist
arryhthmia abnormal rhythm of the heart
brady slow
bradycardia abnormally slow heart rate
tachy fast
tachycardia abnormally fast heart rate
-sclerosis hardening
angiosclerosis hardening of a vessel
-oma tumor
lymphoma lymphatic tissue tumor
-lysis destruction
angiolysis destruction of vessels
angi/o vessel
arteri/o artery
ather/o fatty
aort/o aorta
phleb/o vein
angioscope instrument used to view vessels
arthroscope instrument used to view joints
atherosclerosis hardening of the blood vessels
aortagram picture of the aorta
phlebotomy incision into a vein (venipuncture)
arterioscope instrument used to view artery
-plasty repair
-stasis control or stopping
lymph/o lymph
hem/o blood
angioplasty surgical repair of the vessel
hemostasis controlling blood flow
angiogram picture of a vessel
aortaplasty repair of the aorta
lymphostasis control of lymph flow
phlebostasis control flow in veins
arteriostasis control flow in arteries
arterioplasty repair of artery
cardialgia pain of the heart
arthroscopy process of viewing joints
hemophobia fear of blood
-scopy process of using a scope
epi- above
-algia pain
Created by: disney2000