Chapter 8 Wordbuilding

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aneurysm/o/rrhaphy

Build a medical word that means suture of an aneurysm

angi/o/plasty

Build a medical word that means surgical repair of a vessel

vascul/itis

Build a medical word that means inflammation of (blood) vessels

aort/o/stenosis

Build a medical word that means narrowing of the aorta

arteri/o/rrhexis

Build a medical word that means rupture of an artery

arteriol/itis

Build a medical word that means inflammation of an arteriole

atri/o/megaly

Build a medical word that means enlargement of the atrium

ather/oma

Build a medical word that means tumor of fatty plaque

cardi/o/megaly

Build a medical word that means enlargement of the heart

electro/cardi/o/gram

Build a medical word that means a record or recording of the electricity of the heart

embol/ectomy

Build a medical word that means removal of an embolus

hemangi/oma

Build a medical word that means tumor of a blood vessel

my/o/cardi/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the heart muscle

phleb/ectasis

Build a medical word that means dilation of a vein

ven/o/stasis

Build a medical word that means standing still of a vein

arteri/o/scler/osis

Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of hardening of fatty plaque

sept/o/stomy

Build a medical word that means forming an opening into the septum

sphygm/oid

Build a medical word that means resembling a pulse

sten/o/tic

Build a medical word that means pertaining to a narrowing or stricture

thromb/o/lysis

Build a medical word that means destruction of a blood clot

ventricul/ar

Build a medical word that means pertaining to a ventricle

arteri/o/gram

Build a medical word that means a record or a writing of an artery

electr/o/cardi/o/graph

Build a medical word that means instrument used to record the electricity of the heart

angi/o/graphy

Build a medical word that means process of recording a vessel

a/sphyxia

Build a medical word that means without pulse

brady/cardia

Build a medical word that means slow heart condition

endo/vascul/ar

Build a medical word that means pertaining to inside a vessel

extra/vascul/ar

Build a medical word that means outside of a vessel

peri/cardi/o/tomy

incision around the heart (pericardium)

tachy/cardia

Build a medical word that means rapid heart condition

trans/sept/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to across the septum

peri/cardi/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to around the heart

aort/o/stenosis

Build a medical word that means narrowing of the aorta

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