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Stack #84234

Chabner Ch 11 WWC TB

angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o artery
arteri/o artery
ather/o yellowish plaque
atri/o atrium (heart chamber)
brachi/o arm
cardi/o heart
cholesterol/o cholesterol
coron/o heart
cyan/o blue
myx/o mucus
ox/o oxygen
pericardi/o membrane or sac that surrounds the heart
phleb/o vein
sphygm/o pulse
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
valvul/o valve
valv/o valve
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
ven/o; ven/i vein
ventricul/o ventricle (lower heart chamber)
arrhythmias abnormal heart rhythms
congenital heart disease abnormalities in the heart at birth
CHF Congestive heart failure (heart is unable to pump its required amount of blood
CAD Coronary Artery Disease (Disease of the arteries surrounding the heart)
thrombotic occlusion blocking of the coronary artery by a clot
ischemia blood flow is decreased or stopped completely
necrosis death of tissue
angina chest pain
endocarditis Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart caused by bacteria
hypertensive heart disease High blood pressure affecting the heart
mitral valve prolapse Improper closure of the mitral valve
pericarditis Inflammation of the membrane (pericardium) surrounding the heart
hypertension High blood pressure
hypotension Low blood pressure
varicose veins Abnormally swollen and twisted veins, usually occurring in the legs
Created by: jjanis1