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Ch 6 Cardiovascular

Combining Forms

angi/o vessel (blood)
aort/o aorta; largest artery
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole (small artery)
ather/o plaque; fatty buildup
bol/o cast; throw
cardi/o heart
coagul/o coagulation; clotting
constrict/o narrowing
coron/o heart
cyan/o blue
dilat/o to enlarge or expand
electr/o electricity
lumin/o light
my/o muscle
phleb/o vein
pulmon/o lung
rhythm/o rhythm; heart beating
sept/o wall; partition
son/o sound
sphygm/o pulse
systol/o contraction
tens/o stretched; strained
thromb/o clot
tom/o to cut
vas/o vessel; duct
vascul/o blood vessel
ven/i ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle
venul/o venule (small vein)
Created by: connelly.cowan
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