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Everest345 mod d wk 4

-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
asphyxia/o insufficiant intake of oxygen
ather/o plaque
brady slow
cardi/o heart
cerebr/o brain
edema swelling
-emesis vomiting
-itis inflammation
my/o muscle
myx/o mucus
-oid like, resembling
-osis abnormal condition
-pnea breathing
pulmon/o lung
-rrhexis rupture
sclera/o hard
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
thromb/o clot
trachel- neck
vascul/o blood vessel
ventilat/o expose to air
xiph/o sword
asphyxia pathologic changes caused by lack of oxygen
atherosclerosis narrowing of arteries due to plaque build-up
bradycardia abnormally slow heart rate
cardiopulmonary relating to heart and lungs
cardiorrhexis rupture of the heart
cerebrovascular blood vessels in the brain
myocardium heart muscle
myxedema A disease caused by decreased activity of the thyroid gland in adults
thrombosis blood clot in a vessel
xiphoid sword shaped
ACLS advanced cardiac life support
PALS pediatric advanced life support
aspirate sucking foreign body into the lungs
BLS basic life support
compression squeezing together
EMT emergency medical technician
EMT-P emergency medical technician paramedic
defibrillation restoration of normal rhythm
EMS emergency medical service
exhalation breathing out
regurgitation return of swallowed food into the mouth
trauma any physical or emotional injury due to sudden or violent action
angina pain, discomfort or pressure localized in the chest
AED automated external defibrillator
nitroglycerin vasodilator used to relieve chest pain
stroke damage to brain tissue due to lack of oxygen
Created by: everest