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cardio terminology

chapter 11 LOM

cardiomegaly abnormal enlargement of the heart
hemangiectasis dilation of the blood vessels
pericardiorrhaphy suture of the pericardium
thrombectomy surgicaql removal of a blood clot from a blood vessel
phleborrhexis rupture of a vein
angiectomy excision or resection of a vessel
ventriculotomy incision of the ventricul of the brain or heart
cardiorrhaphy suturing of the heart wall
phelbostenosis narrowing of the lumen of a vein
pericarditis inflammation of the pericardium
bradycardia a slow heartbeat rate; usually less than 60 beats per minute
arteriectomy excision of part of an artery
angiocardiography X-ray examination of the heart and it's blood vessels following intravenous injection of radiopaque fluid; angiography
angitis inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct
Created by: tperowitz