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HHS Cardiovascular S

Medical Word Elements

Lumen Tubular space of channel within any organ or structure of the body, space within an artery, vein
Aort/o Aorta
Arteri/o Artery
Atri/o Atrium
Cardi/o heart
My/o Muscle
Ven/o vein
Sept/o septum
Ventricul/o ventricle
Arteriol/o arteriole
Peri- around
Angi/o Vessel
Aneurysm Widened Blood vessel
Ather/o fatty plaque
Electr/o electricity
Embol/o Embolus
Scler/o hardening
Thrombo/o blood clot
-stenosis narrowing
Endo- in, within
Brady- slow
Tachy- rapid
Trans- across
BP, B/P Blood pressure
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CC Cardiac Catheterization
CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CV cardiovascular
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
ECG, EKG Electrocardiogram, electrocardiography
ECHO Echocardiogram or echocardiography