Wingerd Chapter 8

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Cardiovascular System

angi/o

blood vessel

aort/o

aorta

arter/o

artery

arteri/o

artery

cardi/o

heart

coron/o

heart, crown or circle

my/o

muscle

myos/o

muscle

pector/o

chest

valvul/o

little value

vas/o

blood vessel

vascul/o

little blood vessel

ven/o

vein

ventricul/o

little belly, ventricle

a-

without

dys-

abnormal

brady-

slow

tachy-

rapid

cyan/o

blue

rhythm/o

rhythm

sten/o

narrow

-a

without

-algia

condition of pain

-dynia

condition of pain

-genic

formation, producing

-ia

condition of

-osis

condition of

-plegia

paralysis

-sis

state of

-spasm

involuntary muscle contraction

ather/o

fatty

hem/o

blood

isch/o

hold back

my/o

muscle

phleb/o

vein

scler/o

thick or hard, sclera

sept/o

wall, putrefying

tampon/o

plug

tens/o

pressure

thromb/o

clot

varic/o

dilated vein

-ac

pertaining to

-ade

process

-al

pertaining to

-ar

pertaining to

-emia

condition of blood

-ic

pertaining to

-ion

process

-itis

inflammation

-megaly

abnormally large

-oma

tumor

-osis

condition of

-pathy

disease

endo-

within

ech/o

sound

electr/o

electricity

embol/o

plug

pulmon/o

lung

son/o

sound

sphygm/o

heartbeat

thromb/o

clot

-ary

pertaining to

-ectomy

surgical removal

-gram

record or image

-lytic

loosen

-meter

measure

-metry

process of mesuring

-plasty

surgical repair

-rrhaphy

suturing

-scopy

process of viewing

-stomy

surgical created opening

-tomy

to cut

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