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Chapter 6/

Cardiovascular System

aneurysm/o aneurysm
angi/o vessel
arter/o; arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
ather/o fatty, yellowish plaque
cardi/o heart
coron/o heart; heart vessel; coronary artery
ech/o sound
electr/o electrical
my/o muscle
phleb/o vein
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle of the heart
isch/o deficiency, blockage
sphygm/o pulse
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
brady- slow
poly- many
tachy- fast
-graph instrument to record
-graphy process of recording
-gram record, picture
-megaly enlarged
-pathy disease
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis narrowing
ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease
BBB bundle branch block
BP blood pressure
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DVT deep vein thrombosis
HHD hypertensive heart disease
PAC premature atrial contraction
PAT paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVC premature ventricular contraction
RHD rheumatic heart disease
TEE transesophageal echocardiography
Created by: Amaier