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Med. Term

angi/o vessels
aort/o aorta
ather/o yellow plaque
Brady- slow
cadi/o heart
-crasia weak
-emia condition of blood
erythr/o red
hem/o, hemat/o blood
leuk/o white
thromb/o blood clot
ven/o vein
heart muscular pump
pericardium sac around heart
epicardium inner most layer of the pericardium, outer surface of the heart
myocardium muscular pump of the heart
endocardium inner most layer of the heart
coronary arteries supply blood to the heart
atria upper chambers of the heart
ventricles lower chambers of the heart
tricuspid vavle lies between right atrium and ventricle
pulmonary vavle located at the base of pulmonary trunk allows blood to leave left ventricle and prevent back flow
mitral valve prevents backflow into left atrium from ventricles
aortic vavle allows blood to leave left ventricle as it contracts
pulmonary circulation circulation of the blood through heart and lungs
phleb/o vein
tachy- fast
systemic circulation circulation of the blood through the rest of the body
pulmonary veins carries newly oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart
pulmonary arteries leads to lungs
Created by: Mckenzie.wilson
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