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Cardiovascular and Respiratory Terms

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angio   vessel ***vessel, ark, archangel,angel,angio*** angiogram-vessel study  
aortal   aorta,main artery ***main artery, portal, aortal*** aortalgia-aorta pain  
arterio   artery ***artery, atery+o, arterio*** arteriosclerosis-condition of hard arteries  
cardio   heart *** heart,suit,card,cardio*** cardiology-heart,study of  
emboli   vessel obstruction ***vessel obstruction, obstruction, bend, elbow, emboli*** embolectomy-embolus, removal of  
emia   blood ***blood, bleed, shot, aim, emia*** anemia-without blood  
hema, hemo   blood ***blood strength, he-man, hema*** hematoma-blood tumor  
phleb   vein ***vein, blood, bloodsucker, flea, phleb*** pblebotomy-vein incision  
thrombo   blood clot ***blood clot, pain, throb, thombo*** thrombophlebitis- clotted vein  
varico   varicose veins ***varicose, veins, varicose-S= varico*** varicocele-twisted veins, tumor  
vaso   blood vessel ***blood vessel, vessel-L=vaso*** vasoconstriction- tightened vessel  
vena   vein ***vein, vein+a=vena*** vena cava-large vein  
ventricu   heart cavity *** heart cavity, cavity, space, vent, ventricu*** ventriculitis-ventricle inflammation  
broncho   bronchi, airway ***windpipe,ventilation, up and down, bronco, broncho*** bronchitis-bronchial inflammation  
cili   hairlike processes ***hairlike,wig,silly,cili*** ciliogensis-cili forming  
ectasis   expansion ***expansion, bigger and better, feeling better, ecstasy, ectasis*** atelectasis-abnormal expansion  
laryngo   larynx, voice box ***voice box, talk, lingo, laryngo*** laryngitis-larynx inflammation  
naso   nose ***nose,nasel,naso*** nasology-nose, study of  
oro   mouth ***mouth, oral, oro*** orofacial-mouth and face  
oxy   oxygen, keen ***keen,strong,moxie,oxy*** oxyosmia-keen sense of smell  
pector   breast,chest ***chest,frame,picture,pector*** pectoralgia-chest nerve pain  
pleura   rib side ***rib side, ribs, plural, pleura*** pleurisy-inflammation of exterior lung lining  
pneumo   lung ***lung, fresh air, cut grass smell, new mow, pneumo** pneumonectomy-lung incision  
ptysis   to spit ***spit, mad, mad at your sister, tie a sis, ptysis*** hemoptysis-bloody sputum  
pulmo   lungs ***lungs,breathe deep, pull more, pulmo*** pulmonology-lungs, study of  
rhin   nose ***nose, rhinoceros, rhino, rhin*** rhinitis-nose inflammation  
tracheo   trachea,windpipe ***windpipe, air travel, travel, trek, tracheo*** tracheostomy-trachea opening  


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