Cardiovascular System

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anastomo-

to provide a mouth (conn. bw blood vessels)

aneurysm

wide dilation

angio-

vessel

arterio-

vessel

arteriole-, arteriolo-

vessel

atrium, atrio-

enters into (-atria)

ausculatate

to listen

capillo-

hair

cardio-

heart

cor, cord-

heart

corona, corono-

heart

cuspi-

valve?

cyano-

blue

dexter

right

sinister

left

diastole

relax, relaxation

-ectasis

dilation, widening

embolus

blood clot that can move around (through blood stream)

-emia

condition of blood

infract

area of tissue death due to ischemia, and lack of oxygen

ischemia

restriciton of blood supply

mitral

relating to mitral valve (av valve, bicuspid)

mural

pertaining to occuring in the wall of a body cavity

patent

open

phelbo-

vein, flow

sclero-

hardening

septum, septo-

wall dividing a cavity or structure

sino-

a sinus, sinus venosus

sphygmo-

pulse

-stasis

standing still

steno-

narrowing

stetho-

chest

systole

contraction

-tension

pressure

thrombo-

blood clot

vena cava, veno, venulo-

vein

ventriculus, ventriculo-

relating to a ventricle

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