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Cardio/o heart
Phleb/o, ven/o vein
Aort/o aorta
Coron/o crown
Leuk/o white
Ven/o veins
Thromb/o blood clot
arteri/o artery
hem/o, hemat/o blood
ather/o pasty deposit
-emia blood
tachy- rapid
aneurysm/o a sac formed in the wall
valv/o valve
capill/o capillaries or hair
angi/o blood or lymphy vessels
brady- slow
erythro/o red
thromb/o clot
plasm/a, plasm/o something molded or formed
hypertension high blood pressure
stroke A stroke or "brain attack" occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery
arteriosclerosis The thickening and hardening of the walls of the arteries, occurring typically in old age
aneurysm An excessive localized enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall
coronary artery disease narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart
heart attack damage to an area of heart muscle that is deprived of oxygen, usually due to blockage of a diseased coronary artery
congestive heart failure A weakness of the heart that leads to a buildup of fluid in the lungs and surrounding body tissues
anemia, hemophilia, and leukemia problem with blood cells
Created by: PaigeGilmer
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