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Chapter 8


angi/o and vas/o combining forms for vessel
arteri/o combining form for artery
atri/o the combining form for atria.
cardi/o combining form for heart
cyan/o combining form for blue
isch/o combing form for hold back
man/o combining form for pressure
rhythm/o combing form for rhythm
sphygm/o combing form for pulse
steth/o chest
tensi/o means pressure or tension and is used when describing blood pressure
valv/o and valvul/o combining form form for valve
vascul/o little vessel
ventricul/o small chamber or ventricle of the brain or heart
-ole small
-meter device
brady- abnormally slow
tachy- abnormally fast
Systole contraction
Asystole without contraction or lack of heart activity; flat line on an ECG.
Diastole expand
Murmur is an abnormal sound associated with the turbulent flow of blood.
Congential present at birth
Hereditary genetically transmitted from parent to off spring
Idiopathic of unknown cause
Iatrogenic disorder caused by physicians or veterinarians (and the treatment ordered).
Created by: kgwellnitz4