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Cardiovascular System Combining Forms

angi/o vessel (blood)
aort/o aorta(largest artery)
arteri/o artery
cardi/o heart
electr/o electircity
end/o in;within;inside
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
lith/o stone
lymph/o lymph
micr/o small
my/o muscle
necr/o death
phleb/o vein
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot
ventricul/o venticle (of heart or brain)
brady- slow
tachy- fast
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-cyte cell
-centesis removal of fluid
-dynia pain
-ectasis stretching
-ectomy removal;excision
-gram record
-ia condition
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflamation
-logy study of
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-pathy disease
-phagia eating;swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-pnea breathing
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis tightening;stricture
-tomy process of cutting
Created by: cassiopea