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Chpt 5 Terms @ Abbrev.

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MOSS   Medical Office Simulation Software  
STAT   Immediately  
DOB   Date of Birth  
TPMS   Total Practice Management Systems  
ARU   Automated Routing Unit  
ADA   Americans with Disabilities Act  
PHI   Protected Health Information  
URL   Uniform Resource Labor  
EKG,ECG   Electrocardiogram  
MI   Myocardial Infarction  
PAD   Peripheral Artery Disease  
CAD   Coronary Artery Disease  
C   Cholesterol  
EMG   Electromyograph  
Thromb/o/cytes   Smallest formed elements of the blood  
Peri/cardi/um   Membrane sac that surrounds the heart  
Angi/o/stenosis   Abnormal narrowing of a blood vessel  
Plasma/pheresis   Process of separating plasma from the whole blood  
Septic/emia   Blood poisoning  
Cardi/ology   Study of the heart  
Aort/o/rrhaphy   Surgical suturing of the aorta  
Tachy/card/ia   Abnormally fast heart rate  
Leuk/emia   A malignancy of abnormal white blood cells  
Aneurysm/o/plasty   Surgical repair of the aneurysm  
Cardi/o/megly   Abnormal enlargement of the heart  
Phleb/o/rrhexis   Rupture of the vein  
Peri/cardi/ectomy   Surgical removal of a portion of the tissue surrounding the heart  
Angi/o/graphy   Radiographic study of the blood vessels after the injection of a contrast medium  
Coron/ary   Pertaining to the heart  
Angi/ectomy   Surgical removal of a blood vessel  
Ather/o/sclerosis   Hardening and narrowing of the arteries due to a buildup of cholesterol plaque  
Brady/card/ia   Abnormally slow heart rate  
Peri/card/itis   Inflammation of the pericardium  
Erythr/o/penia   Deficiency of red blood cells  
Systolic   Contraction of the heart  
Diastolic   Relaxation of the heart  
Thromb/us   Blood clot attached to the interior wall of an artery or vein  
Dys/crasia   Any pathologic condition of the cellular elements of the blood  
Phleb/otomy   The puncture of a vein for the purpose of drawing blood  
CC   Cardiac Catheterization  


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