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ljlindrose

Chapter 11 - Cardio - Med Term and Abbr

QuestionAnswer
angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o, arteri/o artery
ather/o atheroma
atri/o atrium, upper heart chamber
brachi/o arm
cardi/o heart
cholesterol/o cholesterol (a lipid substance)
coron/o heart
cyan/o blue
myx/o mucus
ox/o oxygen
pericardi/o pericardium
phleb/o vein
sphygm/o pulse
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
valvul/o, valv/o valve
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
ven/o, ven/i vein
ventricul/o ventricle, lower heart chamber
AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm
AF atrial fibrillation
AMI acute myocardial infarction
AS aortic stenosis
ASD atrial septic defect
CABG coronary artery bypass grafting
CAD coronary artery disease
CHF congestive heart failure
DES drug eluding stent
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG electrocardiography
ECHO echocardiography
HTN hypertension
LAD left anterior descending
MI myocardial infarction
MVP mitral valve prolapse
SA sinoatrial node
SOB shortness of breath
TEE transesophogeal echocardiography
VF ventricular fibrillation
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