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Medical Terminology

Unit 5 - Medical Dictionary Exercises

angi/o blood vessel, vessel
aorto/o aorta
arteri/o artery
ather/o (arthersclerosis) plaque (fatty substance)
brady- slow
cardi/o heart
centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-ectomy removal - excision, resection
embol/o embolus
endo in; within
-gram record, imaging procedure, - x-ray film
hemangi/o blood vessel
itis inflammation
lysis loosening, breadkown, seperation
my/o muscle
-otomy make an incision -cut into
phleb/o vein
-rrhexix rupture
sclera/o hardness
sten/o narrowed, constricted, blocked
-tachy fast
thromb/o blood clot, thrombus
trans- through; across; beyond
ven/o vein
ventricle/o ventricle
Created by: jaicasha