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medical terms and abbr

QuestionAnswer
-pathy disease
-megaly large, enlarged
tachy fast
poly many
brady slow
ven/o vein
arteri/o artery
tachycardia abnormally rapid heartbeat
endocarditis inflammation of the inner layer of the heart wall
hypertension elevated blood pressure on arterial walls
phlebitis inflammation of a vein
electrocardiogram graphic record of the electrical activity and contractions of the heart
valvoplasty surgical repair of a heart valve
arteriogram an x-ray of an artery
BP BLOOD PRESSURE
CHF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
CPR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
DVT DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
MI MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
PVC PREMATURE VENTRICULAR CONTRACTION
ERYTHR/O RED
HEM/O, HEMAT/O BLOOD
SPLEN/O SPLEEN
THROMB/O CLOT, THROMBUS
-EMIA BLOOD CONDITION
ANEMIA DEFICIENCY IN THE QUANTITY OR QUALITY OF BLOOD
DYSCRASIA ANY ABNORMAL CONDITION OF BLOOD
LEUKOPENIA DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF LEUKOCYTES
LYMPHOMA A TUMOR OF THE LYMPH TISSUE, USUALLY MALIGNANT
TONSILLECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE TONSILS
CBC COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
DIC DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION
HCT HEMATOCRIT
MCV MEAN CORPUSCULAR VOLUME
WBC WHITE BLOOD CELL, WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT
CABG CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
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