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Mod D Unit II - EKG

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a- away from, without
-al pertaining to
angi/o relating to blood or lymph vessels
atri/o atrium
brady slow
cardi/o heart
cordi/o chest leads or heart
ech/o sound
electr/o electric or electricity
-gram tracing, picture or record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
my/o muscle
phon/o voice or sound
pre- before or infront of
rhythm/o rhythm
-rrhexis hemorrhage or rupture
sin/o sinus or hollow, tube-like passage
tachy fast
ventricul/o ventricle of heart
arrhythmia irregularity or without rhythm
bradycardia abnormally slow heart beat
echocardiogram record of sounds of the heart
electrocardiogram recording electrical activity of the heart
electrocardiograph instrument used to record electrical activity of the heart
electrocardiography process of recording the activity of the heart
phonocardiogram to record sounds of the heart
precordial chest leads before the heart
sinoatrial atrial sinus
tachycardia abnormally fast heart beat
artifacts anything artificially produced
baseline known or initial value
bipolar having two poles or processes
conduction transmission
depolarization reversal of charges
electrolyte conductive medium
fibrillation quivering of the heart muscle
PAC premature atrial contraction
repolarization restoring the original
standardization refering to marks used to verify EKG's
angiogram radiographic record of size, shape and location of heart & blood vesselsafter introduction of contrast medium
cardiorrhexis rupture of the heart
ventriculography visualization of ventricles of the heart
myography recording of muscular contractions by a myograph
echogram record made by echography
Created by: rmorales