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chapter 5

aort/o Aorta
Arteri/o Artery
Ather/o Fatty substance
Coron/o Heart
Corpo/o Body
Embol/o Plug
Pect/o Chest
Phleb/o Vein
Sphygm/o Pulse
Steth/o Chest
Thromb/o Clot
Valvul/o Valve
Vascul/o Blood vessel
Ven/o Vein
-manometer Instrument to measure pressure
-ole Small
-tension Pressure
Atri/o Atrium
Duct/o To bring
Isch/o To bring
Orth/o Straight
Sept/o A wall
Son/o Sound
Varic/o Dilated vein
Vas/o Vessel
Ventricul/o Ventricle
Pertaining to the aorta Aortic
Pertaining to the artery Arterial
Pertaining to the heart Coronary
Pertaining to between the ventricle Interventricular
Pertaining to the blood vessel Vascular
Small vein Venule
Angitis Inflammation of the vessel
Orthostatic hypotension Blood pressure drops when u stand straight up
Palpitations Pounding racing heartbeats
Cardiomyopathy Disease of the heart muscle
Endocarditis Inner heart inflammation
Hear attack Myocardial infarction
Pericarditis Inflammation around the heart
Arteriosclerosis Hardening of the artery
Atheroma Growth of fatty substance
Angiogram Record of the vessel
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR
Artherectomy Surgical removal of fatty substance
Embolectomy Surgical removal of a plug
Created by: Any wadsworth