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Chp 11-Cardio Sys 1

Combing forms: Davi-Ellen Chabner, The Language of Medicine, 8th Edition

QuestionAnswer
angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o, arterio/o artery
ather/o yellowish plaque, fatty substance
Greek athere means porridge
-oma mass or collection
lumen opening
atri/o atrium, upper heart chamber
brachi/o arm
cardi/o heart
idiopathic unknown
stenosis narrowing
septa heart walls
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
Italian petechio - fleabite petechiae
Greek aneurysma aneurysm
tele/o distant
Created by: bethybb