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Everest345 mod d wk 1

-al pertaining to
aneurysm/o aneurysm
-are arch
arteri/o artery
ather/o plaque
brady- slow
cardi/o heart
centisis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cyte cell
ech/o sound
-emia blood
-graphy process of recording
necro death
-osis abnormal condition
-penia deficiency
phon/o sound
reticul/o network
-rrhaphy to suture
-scler/o hard
sept/o partition
tachy fast
thromb/o clot
vas/o vessel
angi/o blood vessel
-rrhexis rupture
aneurysmorrhaphy The surgical suture of the sac of an aneurysm
angiocardiography a radiographic study using x-ray and contrast medium to visualize the dimensions of the heart and large blood vessels
angionecrosis death of the walls of blood vessels
arteriosclerosis characterized by thickening and loss of elasticity of the arterial walls
atherosclerosis build up of a waxy plaque on the inside of blood vessels
cardiocentesis puncture of a heart chamber to remove fluid
echocardiography ultrasound to evaluate structure and motion of the heart
phonocardiography recording of the heart sounds
reticulocyte young red blood cell with no nucleus
thrombocytopenia abnormal decrease in platelets
angina discomfort or pressure localized in the chest
CHF congestive heart failure
diastolic The phase of blood circulation in which the heart's pumping chambers (ventricles) are being filled with blood
hemophilia genetic bleeding disorder affecting clotting factors in the blood
mediastinum septum between parts of an organ
MI myocardial infarction
perfusion flow of blood through an organ
plasmapheresis plasma removed from donor blood and red blood cells returned to donor
PVC premature ventricular contraction
systolic The phase of blood circulation in which the heart's pumping chambers (ventricles) are actively pumping blood.
TIA transient ischemic attack
Cardiologist a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
cardiopulmonary relating to the heart and lungs
cyanosis blueish discoloration of skin due to lack of oxygen
endocarditis inflammation of the inner layer of the heart
hypertension high blood pressure
hypotension low blood pressure
ischemic insufficient supply of blood
phlebitis inflammation of a vein
thrombosis blood clot in a vessel
anastomosis surgical connection between 2 hollow or tubular structures
Created by: everest