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artery are blood vessels that care oxygenated blood.
venous means pertaining to a vein
arterial means pertaining to an artery
arterioles are small arteries
arteriolitis means inflammaton of a small arteries (arterioles)
Phleb/o or ven/o means vein
phlebotomy means surgical incision of a vein
venue means is a small vein
capillaries are the smallest of the arteries and veins
aortogram a record of the aorta
pericardium pertaining to the sac around the heart
epicardium pertaining to the outer layer of the heart.
myocardium pertaining to the muscle layer of the heart
endocardium pertaining to the inner layer of the heart.
tacy cardia condition of fast heart (pulse)
cardiovascular pertaining to the heart and (blood) vessels
vas/o, vascul/o, angi/o all mean (blood) vessel(s)
vasodilations increased diameter of a blood vessel
vasoconstriction decreased diameter of a blood vessel
lumen and lumina mean the inside diameter of a vessel or tube.
vascular pertaining to a blood vessel
angiogram a record of a blood vessel
lumph is a immune tissue
lumphoma tumor or mass of the lumph
lymphodenitis inflammation of a lumph glands
lymphadenography process of recording lymph nodes and glands
lymphangiongram a record of the lymph vessels
splenomegaly enlargement of the spleen
erythrocytes RBC's carry o2 and co2
thrombosis (thrombus) abnormal condition of (pertaining to) a clot.
penia deficiency
leukocytopenia a deficiency of leukocytes (wbc's) white blood cells
plasma is a liquid portion of the blood (serum)
apheresis remove
plasmapheresis remove plasma (return blood cells to patient)
poiesis formation
hematopoisesis the formation of blood.
myelogenic pertaining to creation by the bone marrow
erythropoises the formation of erythrocytes (rbc's)
leukopoises the formation of leukocytes (white blood cells)
thrombopoiesis the formation of thrombocytes(clot cells)
thrombocytes are aka platelets
sclerosis abnormal condition of hardening
arteriosclerosis abnormal condition of harding of the arteries. will cause arterial stenosis (narrowing)
atherosclerosis abnormal condition of hardening of the arteries caused by fatty plaque.
ather/o means fatty plaque
hypercholesterolemia a blood condition of excessive cholesterol Cholesterol is one type of fat (lipid)
echocardiogram a record of the heart using sound
sonogram a record using sound waves
seth/o thorax chest)
stethoscope an instrument used for a ausculation of body sound (thorax)
auscultation means listening with a stethoscope
valvulities inflammation of a valve
aden/o gland
lymphadenopathy disease condition (edema) of the lymph glands.
hemorrhoids are swollen twisted veins of the anal region.
hemorrhoidectomy excision of a hemorrhoid
angiocarditis inflammation of a heart vessel
angioma tumor or mass or a blood vessel
angiospasm involuntary muscle contraction of a blood vessel.
angiostenosis narrowing of a blood vessel
aortic stenosis pertaining to narrowing of the aorta.
arterorrhexis rupture of an artery
atriogentricular defect flaw between an atrium and ventricle
sternotomy surgical incision of the sternum (breast bone)
bacterial endocarditis inflammation of the innter lining of the heart endocardium caused by bacteria.
cardiodynia pain in the heart
cardiomegaly enlargement of the heart.
cardiomyopathy disease condion of the heart muscles.
cardiovalvulitis inflammation of a valve of the heart.
coronary ischemia starvation of the oxygenated blood to the heart muscle.
coronary thrombosis abnormal condition of a clot in a coronary artery.
the cornary ateries are? the vessels that deliver oxygenated blood to the heart tissue itself.
angiography process of recording a blood vessel
balloon angioplasy surgical repair of the blood vessel using a catheter with an inflatable balloon.
catheter is? a small flexible tube
Percutaneous Transluminal Cornary Angioplasty PTCA surgical repair of a coronary vessel using a balloon.
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