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Chapter9 abbreviatio

Chapter9 abbreviations

angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
aneurysm/o widening blood vessel
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriol
ather/o fatty plaque
atri/o atrium
cardi/o heart
electr/o electricity
embol/o plug
hemangi/o blood vessel
hem/o blood
isch/o to hold back
lipid/o fat
my/o muscle
phelb/o vein
scler/o hardening, sclera
sphygm/o pulse
thromb/o blood clot
vascul/o vessel
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle (of heart or vein)
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-emia blood
-itis inflammation
-ole small, minute
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-ous pertaining to, relating to
-rrhexis Rupture
-stasis standing still
-stenosis narrowing, stristure
-tension to stretch
-um structure, thing
-us condition
ana- against
end- within
peri- around
trans- through, across
echo- a repeated sound
endo- in, within
extra- outside
Created by: stephtaylor