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Chapter #8, 9, & 10

Chapter #8, 9, & 10 terms

QuestionAnswer
ERYTHROCYTES Red blood cell (RBC)
LEUKOCYTES White blood cell (WBC)
THROMBOCYTES Clot cell (Platelet)
COAGUL/O Come together (Coagulate)
HEM/O, HEMAT/O Blood
HEMOLYSIS Breakdown of red blood cells
HEMATOLOGY The study of blood
CYT/O Cell
LYMPHOCYTE Lymphatic cell
LEUK/O White
LEUKOCYTOSIS Condition of increased white blood cells
PHELB/O, VEN/O Vein
-EMIA Blood condition
SPLEN/O Spleen
-PENIA Deficiency
HEMORRHAGE Blood loss
HEPATOSPLENOMEGALY Liver and spleen enlargement
PHLEBOTOMY Vein incision
HYPERVOLEMIA Too much blood
HYPERLIPIDEMIA Over fat blood condition (High cholesterol)
LAPROSPLENECTOMY Abdominal spleen removal
TONSILLECTOMY Tonsil removal
HYPERCOAGULABILITY Increased ability to clot
BRADYCARDIA Slow heart rate
TACHYCARDIA Fast heart rate
EMBOLUS Traveling blood clot
THROMBUS Blood clot
ISCHEMIA Lack of blood flow
SEPT/O Septum
CARDIAC ARREST/ASYSTOLE Flat line
CORON/O "Crown" carbon dioxide to the heart (coronary arteries)
VAS/O,VASCUL/O Vessels
ATHEROSCLEROSIS Hardening of the artery due to fatty plaque
PERICARDIUM Sac that sits around the heart
MYOCARDIUM Muscle of the heart
OCCLUSION Cut off blood flow
VASODILATOR Dilates vessel
MI Myocardial infarction, muscle (heart) dies
DVT Deep vein thrombosis (deep vein blood clot)
ANGI/O Vessels
ARTERI/O Artery
ATHER/O Fatty plaque
ARTERIOSCLEROSIS Hardening of the artery
PERICARDITIS Inflammation around the heart
ANGIOSCLEROSIS Hardening of vessels
HTN Hypertension (high blood pressure)
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CPR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
THORAX Chest cavity
LARYNG/O Voice box
TRACHE/O Trachea (air way)
NAS/O Nose
PHREN/O Diaphragm
ALVEOL/O Alveoli. Hollow cavity (air sac)
PULMONARY NEOPLASM Lung cancer (new growth in lungs)
RHINITIS Inflammation in the nose
TRACHEOSTOMY Opening trachea
PNEUMOHEMOTHORAX Air and blood in the chest
PHARYNG/O Throat
BRONCH/O Bronchus
PNEUM/O, PNEUMAT/O Air/Lungs
CAPN/O Carbon dioxide
HYPOCAPNIA Low carbon dioxide
BRADYPNEA Slow breathing
SEPTOPLASTY Repair of the septum
EXPECTORANT Makes you cough up mucus
SPIROMETRY Instrument used to measure breathing
Created by: DGarland