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Med Express L.4 L.5

Medical Terminology Express Self-made Ch. 4 & 5

Define the combining form "angi/o" Vessel
Define the combining form "aneurysm" widened blood vessel
Define the combining form "aort/o" Aorta
Define the combining form "arteri/o" Artery
-cardia heart condition
-gram record, writing
-graph instrument for recording
-megaly enlargement
-graphy process of recording
-oma tumor
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-ectasis dilation, expansion
rapid heart rate tachy/cardia
suture of a widened blood vessel aneurysm/o/rraphy
-rrhaphy suturing
inflammation of an arteriole arteriol/itis
tumor of fatty plaque ather/oma
narrowing or structure of an artery arteri/o/stenosis
medical specialist in heart (disease) cardi/o/logist
enlargement of the heart cardi/o/megaly
process of recording electrical activity of the heart electr/o/cardi/o/graphy
excision of an embolus embol/ectomy
anticoagulants blood thinners
thrombolytics dissolve blood clots
embolism blood clot
tachycardia rapid beating heart
SOB Shortness of breath
SOA Short of Air
hypertension high blood pressure
thromboembolism blood clot
plasty surgical repair
percutaneous under the skin
hypotension low blood pressure
aneurysm widening of the vessel
carcinoma cancerous tumor
aneurysmectomy removal of an aneurysm
dyspnea difficulty breathing
pnea breathing
hemoptysis coughing up blood
cardiopulmonary relating to the heart and lungs
cyanosis bluish, discoloration of the skin
02 oxygen
thrombolytic blood clot destruction
pulmonary embolism blood clot in the lungs
dysrhythmia abnormal rhythm of the heart
HF Heart Failure
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
angina pectoris chest pain
ather fatty plaque
Created by: loweunde