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Chap 8 Suff & Preff

Medical Word Elements

-graph instrument for recording electr/o/cardi/o/graph: instrument for recording electrical (activity) of the heart
-graphy process of recording angi/o/graphy: process of recording (an image of ) a vessel angi/o: vessel (usually blood or lymph)
-sphyxia pulse a/sphyxia: without a pulse; also called suffocation
-stenosis narrowing, stricture aort/o/stenosis: narrowing of the aorta
brady- slow brady/cardia: slow heart (beat)
endo- in, within endo/vascul/ar: relating to (the area) within a vessel vascul: vessel
extra- outside extra/vascul/ar: relating to the (area) outside a vessel
peri- around peri/cardi/al: pertaining to (the area) around the heart
tachy rapid tachy/cardia: rapid heart (beat)
trans- across trans/sept/al: across the septum sept: septum
-gram record, writing arteri/o/gram: record of an artery arteri/o: artery
Created by: Esuvill0