57 terms

MA A&P Chap 11 Term

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angi/o
vessel
aort/o
aorta
arter/o
artery
arteri/o
artery
ather/o
yellowish plaque, fatty substance
atri/o
atrium, upper heart chamber
brachi/o
arm
cardi/o
heart
cholestrol/o
cholestrol
corno/o
heart
cyan/o
blue
myx/o
mucus
ox/o
oxygen
pericardi/o
pericardium
phleb/o
vein
rrhythm/o
rhythm
sphygm/o
pulse
steth/o
chest
thromb/o
clot
valvul/o
valve
valv/o
valve
vas/o
vessel
vascul/o
vessel
ven/o
vein
ven/i
vein
ventricul/o
ventricle, lower heart chamber
aneurysm/o
aneurysm (widened blood vesse)
axill/o
armpit
isch/o
hold back; back
my/o
muscle
pulmon/o
lung
-constriction
narrowing
-dilation
widening; stretching; expanding
-emia
blood condition
-graphy
process of recording
-lysis
breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
measure
-oma
tumor; mass; fluid collection
-osis
condition; usually abnormal
-plasty
surgical repair
-sclerosis
hardening
-stenosis
tightening; stricture
-tomy
process of cutting
a-
no; not; none
an-
no; not; none
brady-
slow
de-
lack of; down; less; removal of
dys-
bad; painful; difficult; abnormal
endo-
in; within
hyper-
above; excessive
hypo-
deficient; below; under; less than normal
inter-
between
peri-
surrounding
tachy-
fast
tetra-
four
tri-
three