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Medical Terminology

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Terms

RootDefinition/Med Term
angio VESSEL (ANGIOGRAM: VESSEL STUDY)
aortal AORTA, MAIN ARTERY (AORTALGIA: AORTA PAIN)
arterio ARTERY (ARTERIOSCLERIOSIS: CONDITION OF HARD ARTERIES
cardio HEART (CARDIOLOGY: HEART, STUDY OF)
emboli VESSEL OBTRUCTION (EMBOLECTOMY: EMBOLOUS, REMOVAL OF
emia BLOOD (ANEMIA: WITHOUT BLOOD)
hema,hemo BLOOD (HEMATOMA: BLOOD TUMOR)
phleb VEIN (PHLEBOTOMY: VEIN INCISION)
thrombo BLOOD CLOT (THROMBOPHLEBITIS: CLOTTED VEIN)
varico VARICOS VEINS (VARICOCELE: TWISTED VEINS, TUMOR)
vaso BLOOD VESSEL (VASOCONSTRICTION: TIGHTENED VESSEL)
vena VEIN (VENA CAVA: LARGE VEIN)
ventricu HEART CAVITY (VENTRICULITIS: VENTRICLE INFLAMMATION)
broncho BRONCHI, AIRWAY (BRONCHITIS: BRONCHIAL INFLAMMATION)
cili HAIRLIKE PROCESSES (CILIOGENESIS: CILI FORMING)
ectasis EXPANSION (ATELECTASIS: ABNORMAL EXPANSION)
laryngo LARYNX, VOICE BOX (LARYNGITIS: LARYNX INFLAMMATION)
naso NOSE (NASOLOGY: NOSE, STUDY OF)
oro MOUTH (OROFACIAL: MOUTH AND FACE)
oxy OXYGEN, KEEN (OXYOSMIA: KEEN SENSE OF SMELL)
pector BREAST, CHEST (PECTORALGIA: CHEST NERVE PAIN)
pleura RIB SIDE (PLEURISY: INFLAMMATION OF EXTERIOR LUNG LINING)
pneumo LUNG (PNEUMONECTOMY: LUNG EXCISION)
ptysis TO SPIT (HEMOPTYSIS: BLOODY SPUTUM)
pulmo LUNGS (PULMONOLOGY: LUNGS, STUDY OF)
rhin NOSE (RHINITIS: NOSE INFLAMMATION)
tracheo TRACHEA, WINDPIPE (TRACHEOSTOMY: TRACHEA OPENING)
Created by: EMILY RUTH