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Ch 6. MedTerm85

Cardiovascular System

aneurysm/o aneurysm
angi/o vessel
arter/o ateri/o artery
aretiol/o arteriole
ather/o fatty, yellowish plaque
cardi/o heart
coron/o heart, heart vessel, coronary vessel
ech/o sound
electr/o electric, eletricity
end/o within, inner
isch/o deficiency, blockage
my/o muscle
phleb/o vein
sphygm/o pulse
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle, little vein
brady- slow
poly- many
tachey- fast
-graph instrument to record
-graphy process of recording
-gram record, picture
-megaly large, enlarged
-pathy disease
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis narrowing, narrow
AV node atrioventricular node
BP Blood Pressure
CABG Coronary Artery bypass graft
CAD Coronary artery disease
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
EKG,ECG Electrocardiogram
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
MI myocardial Infraction
PAC premature atrial contraction
PVC premature ventricular contraction
SA node sinoatrial node
TEE transesophageal echocardiography
brady/cardia slow heart rate
isch/emia deficiency or decreased blood supply
trachy/cardia fast heart beat
bradycardia slow heart condition
tachycardia fast heart rate
cardiomegaly enlargement of heart
endocarditis inflammation with in the heart
preicarditis inflammation around the heart
atherosclerosis hardening of the artery
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR Pertaining to the lungs and heart
echocardiogram record of heart sound
echocardiography process of recording heart sound
Created by: jeffriesa85
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