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Heart & Vessels

Mr. G. "Cardiovascular System " Medical Terms - chapter 11 Chabner

angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o, arteri/o artery
ather/o yellowish plaque
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 chamber of the heart
-constriction narrowing
-dilation widening;stretching;expanding
-emia blood condition
-graphy process of recording
-lysis breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening
-megaly enlargement
-meter measure
-oma tumor; mass; fluid collection
-osis condition; usually abnormal
-plasty surgical repair
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis tightening; stricture
-tomy process of cutting
a-, an- no: not; without
brady- slow
de- lack of; down; removal of; less
dys- bad; difficult; painful; abnormal
endo- in; within
hyper- excessive; above
hypo- below; less than normal; deficient; under
inter- between
peri- surrounding
tachy- fast
tetra- four
tri- three
-rrhythm/o rhythm
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