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Med Terms

Blood, Heart, Lungs

Hem/o, Hemat/o, & -enima Blood
What is blood made of? RBC, WBC, or Clotting cells
Erythrocyte RBC
Erythr/o Red
-cyte Cell
Where are RBC's produced? Bone marrow
Leukocytes WBC
Leuk/o White
Coagulation Act of clotting
-penia decrease in cell type
-philia increase in cell type
-cytosis elevated cell numbers
-lysis breakdown/destruction
-emia Blood condition
Ven/o or Phelb/o Veins
Veins Carry blood into heart
Ateri/o Arteries
Arteries Carries blood away from heart
Capillary To and from cells
Sphygm/o Pulse
Man/o Pressure
Tensi/o Pressure
Cardi/o Cardovascular
Atri/o Atrium
Ventricl/o Ventricles
Valv/o or Valvul/o Valves
Bradycardia Abnorally slow heartbeat
Tachycardia Abnormally fast heartbeat
Systole Contractions
Syncope Fainting
Ischemia Deficiency in blood supply to an area
Arrhythia Abnormal heartbeat
Nas/o or Rhin/o Nose
Olfact/o Smell
Sinus/o Sinus
Tonsill/o Tonsils
Phamyng/p Pharynx
Epiglott/o Epiglottis
glott/o Vocal apparatus
Laryng/o Larynx
Trache/o Trachea
Bronch/o Bronchi
-ole smaller
Alveol/o Aveoli
Pleur/o Pleura
Thorac/o Thorax
Pulm/o or Pulmon/o Lungs
-pnue Lungs
Ox/i, Ox/o, Ox/y Oxygen
Capn/o Carbon Dioxide
-phea Breath
Spir/o BReathing
Tuss/i Cough
Created by: Dar73387