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Lesson 3

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Terms

angio vessel
angiogram vessel study
aortal aorta, main artery
arterio artery
arteriosclerosis condition of hard arteries
cardio heart
cardiology heart, study of
emboli vessel obstruction
embolectomy embolus, removal of
emia blood
anemia without blood
hema, hemo blood
hematoma blood tumor
phleb vein
phlebotomy vein incision
thrombo blood clot
thrombophlelatis clotted vein
varico varicose vein
variocele twisted veins, tumor
vaso blood vessel
vasoconstriction tightened vessel
vena vein
vena cava large vein
ventricu heart cavity
ventriculutis 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
oxysomia 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 lung
pulmonology lungs, study of
rhin nose
rhinitis nose inflammation
Created by: stephurtado7