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MT - Lesson 3

Lesson 3 - Cardiovascular and respiratory root terms and meanings

QuestionAnswerMedical Term
angio vessel angiogram (vessel study)
aortal aorta, main artery aortalgia (aorta pain)
arterio artery arteriosclerosis (condition of hard arteries)
cardio heart cardiology (study of the heart)
emboli Vessel obstruction embolectomy (removal of embolus)
emia blood anemia (without blood)
hema, hemo blood hematoma (blood tumor)
phleb vein phlebotomy (vein incision)
thrombo blot clot thrombophlebitis (clotted vein)
varico varicose veins varicocele (twisted veins, tumor)
vaso blood vessel vasoconstriction (tighten vessel)
ven vein vena cava (large vein)
ventricu heavy heart
broncho bronchi, airway
cili hairlike processes
ectasis expansion atelectasis (abnormal expansion)
naso nose nasology (study of the nose)
oro mouth orofacial (mouth and face)
oxy oxygen, keen oxyosmia (keen sense of smell)
pector breast, chest pectoralgia (chest nerve pain)
laryngo larynx, voice box laryngitis (larynx inflammation)
Created by: Johanmpino