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Ch 10: Root words

Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
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angi/o
vessel
aort/o
aorta
arteri/o
artery
atri/o
atrium
cardi/o
heart
valv/o, valvul/o
valve
brady-
slow
splen/o
spleen
therm/o
heat
-sclerosis
hardening
lymph/o
lymph, lymph tissue
ather/o
yellowish, fatty plaque
-apheresis
removal
phleb/o, ven/o
vein
electr/o
electricity, electrical activity
-penia
abnormal reduction in number
lymphaden/o
lymph node
ventricul/o
ventricle
-ac
pertaining to
myel/o
bone marrow
ech/o
sound
-graph
instrument used to record, record
plasm/o
plasma
isch/o
deficiency, blockage
-poiesis
formation
thym/o
thymus gland
thromb/o
clot