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Medical Terminology Quiz #7

Cardiovascular System
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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