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Chapter 6

Med Term - - Cardiovascular System Root, Prefixes & Suffixes

aneurysm/o aneurysm
angi/o vessel
arter/o; arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
ather/o fatty, yellowish plaque
cardi/o heart
coron/o heart; heart vessel; coronary vessel
ech/o sound
electr/o electric; electricity
end/o within; inner
isch/o deficiency; blockage
my/o muscle
phleb/o vein
sphygm/o pulse
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle
brady- slow
poly- many
tachy- fast
-graph instrument to record
-graphy process of recording
-gram record; picture
-megaly large; enlarged
-pathy disease
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis narrowing; narrow
Created by: stainedglassmiss