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Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular medical terms

TermDefinition
aneurysm/o widened blood vessel (aneurysm)
angi/o, vascul/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
atri/o atrium
ather/o fatty plaque
cardi/o, coron/o heart
electr/o electricity
embol/o embolus (plug)
hemangi/o blood vessel
my/o muscle
phleb/o, ven/o vein
scler/o hardening; sclera (white of the eye)
sept/o septum
sphygm/o pulse
sten/o narrowing, stricture
thromb/o blood clot
valv/o, valvul/o valve
vas/o vessel; vas deferens; duct
ventricul/o ventricle (of the heart or brain)
-cardia heart condition
-gram record, writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
brady- slow
endo- in, within
extra- outside
peri- around
trans- across
Created by: Klostberg
 

 



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