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Medical Terminology

Cardiac & Lymphatic

QuestionAnswer
Process of recording blood vessels. ANGIOGRAPHY
Narrowing of the aorta AORTOSTENOSIS
Abnormal hardening of the arterial walls ARTERIOSCLEROSIS
Enlargement of the heart CARDIOMEGALY
Inflammation of a vein PHLEBITIS
Breaking up of a blood clot THROMBOLYSIS
Rapid heart rate TACHYCARDIA
Inflammation/Infection of the pericardial sac with accumulation of pericardial fluid PERICARDITIS
Slow heart rate BRADYCARDIA
Slow breathing BRADYPNEA
Rupture of an artery ARTERIORRHEXIS
Surgical excision of a blood clot THROMBECTOMY
Bursting forth or loss of blood in a short period of time HEMORRHAGE
Disease of a gland ADENOPATHY
Tumor composed of lymphatic vessels LYMPHANGIOMA
Suture of a vessel ANGIORRHAPHY
Surgical repair of a vessel ANGIOPLASTY
Rupture of a vessel ANGIORRHEXIS
Tumor composed of lymph tissue LYMPHOMA
Inflammation of a lymph node LYMPHADENITIS
Inadequate supply of oxygenated blood to a body part due to an interruption of blood flow ISHEMIA
Fainting; Temporary loss of consciousness SYNCOPY
Created by: foster1317