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SSCT Med Term C11/12

SSCT Medical Terminology Web3 Chapter 11 & 12

angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o artery
arteri/o artery
ather/o yellowish plaque, fatty substance
atri/o atrium, upper chamber of heart
brachi/o arm
cardi/o heart
cholesterol/o cholesterol (a lipid substance)
coron/o heart
cyan/o blue
myx/o mucus
ox/o oxygen
pericardi/o pericardium
phleb/o vein
sphygm/o pulse
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
valvul/o valve
valv/o valve
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle, lower heart chamber
adenoid/o adenoids
aveol/o aveolus, air sac
bronch/o bronchial tube, bronchus
bronchi/o bronchial tube, bronchus
bronchiol/o bronchiole, small bronchus
capn/o carbon dioxide
coni/o dust
cyan/o blue
epiglott/o epiglottis
laryng/o larynx, voice box
lob/o lobe of the lung
mediastin/o mediastinum
nas/o nose
orth/o straight, upright
ox/o oxygen
pector/o chest
pharyng/o pharnyx, throat
phon/o voice
phren/o diaphgragm
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o air, lung
pneumon/o air, lung
pulmon/o lung
rhin/o nose
sinus/o sinus, cavity
spir/o breathing
tel/o complete
thorac/o chest
tonsill/o tonsils
trache/o trachea, windpipe
-ema condition
-osmia small
-pnea breathing
-ptysis spitting
-sphyxia pulse
-thorax pleural cavity; chest
ASHD Arteriosclerotic heart disease
A-V atrioventricular
BP blood pressure
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD Coronary artery disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CPK creatine phosphokinase
ECG electrocardiogram
EKG electrocardiogram
HDL high-density lipoprotein
LDH lactate dehydrogenase
LDL low-density lipoprotein
MI myocardial infarction
MVP Mitral valve prolapse
PAC premature atrial contraction
PVC premature ventricular contraction
S-A node sinoatrial node
tPA tissue plasminogen activator
troponin T protein in cardiac muscle cells
VLDL very-low-density lipoprotein
ABG arterial blood gases
AFB acid-fast bascilli
ARDS acute repiratory distress syndrome
CF cystic fibrosis
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DOE dyspnea on exertion
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
PCP pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
PPD purified protein derivative
SOB shortness of breath
TB tuberculosis
URI upper respiratory infection
angioplasty surgical repair of a blood vessel
aortic pertaining to the aorta
aortic stenosis narrowing of the aorta
atherosclerosis hardening of the arteries with a fatty deposit
cardiomyopathy disease of the cardiac muscle
hypoxia condition of insufficient oxygen
thrombophlebitis inflammation of a vein
interventricular septum pertaining to the wall betwee the ventricles
hypercapnia excessive carbon dioxide in the blood
pneumoconiosis abnormal condition of dust in the lungs
cyanosis abnormal condition of bluish skin discoloration due to lack of oxygen
orthopnea breathing discomfort in any position other than erect, sitting , or standing straight
atelectasis incomplete expansion of the lung
Created by: dmdisme