Medical Terminology Quiz #7

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Cardiovascular System

hypertension

high blood pressure

valvulorraphy

suturing of a valve

thromobophlebitis

the inflammation with clots in a vein

cardiomegaly

enlargement of the heart

intravenous

pertaining to within a vein

phlebotomy

incision or cutting into a vein

arteriosclerosis

hardeing of an artery (arteries)

endocarditis

inflammation of the inner lining of the heart

intra-

within

inter-

between

cardi/o

heart

vascul/o

blood vessels

endo-

inner

myocardi/o, cardiomy/o

heart muscle

peri-

surrounding

systole

contraction

diastole

short resting period of the heart

tachycardia

fast or rapid heart rate

ECG, EKG

electrocardiogram

-graph

machine or instrument

-graphy

record or tracing

arteri/o, arter/o

artery

venn/o, phleb/o

vein

angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o

blood vessel

thromb/o

blood clot

valvul/o

valve

coron/o, card/o, cardi/o

heart

-stenosis

narrowing

-sclerosis

hardening

-emia

blood condition

-pathy

any disease

trans-

across, through

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