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Cardiology Med Terms

NHTC 9 Cardiology Medical Terms

arteri artery
ole small, minute
angi/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
aort/o arteriole
arteri/o artery
ather/o fatty plaque
atri/o atrium
cardi/o heart
hemangi/o blood vessel
phleb/o vein
ven/o vein
scler/o hardening, sclera
sphygm/o pulse
thromb/o blood clot
ventricul/o ventricle (of heart or brain)
brady- slow
endo- in, within
extra- outside
peri- around
tachy- rapid
trans through, across
-gram record, writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
osis abnormal condition
myo muscle
pathy disease
embol plug
us condition
itis inflammation
hemo blood
stasis standing still
hyper excessive, above
lipid fat
emia blood condition
tension to stretch
isch to hold back
al pertaining to
Created by: rmlgray
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