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Cardiovascular System

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anastomo-
to provide a mouth (conn. bw blood vessels)
aneurysm
wide dilation
angio-
vessel
arterio-
vessel
arteriole-, arteriolo-
vessel
atrium, atrio-
enters into (-atria)
ausculatate
to listen
capillo-
hair
cardio-
heart
cor, cord-
heart
corona, corono-
heart
cuspi-
valve?
cyano-
blue
dexter
right
sinister
left
diastole
relax, relaxation
-ectasis
dilation, widening
embolus
blood clot that can move around (through blood stream)
-emia
condition of blood
infract
area of tissue death due to ischemia, and lack of oxygen
ischemia
restriciton of blood supply
mitral
relating to mitral valve (av valve, bicuspid)
mural
pertaining to occuring in the wall of a body cavity
patent
open
phelbo-
vein, flow
sclero-
hardening
septum, septo-
wall dividing a cavity or structure
sino-
a sinus, sinus venosus
sphygmo-
pulse
-stasis
standing still
steno-
narrowing
stetho-
chest
systole
contraction
-tension
pressure
thrombo-
blood clot
vena cava, veno, venulo-
vein
ventriculus, ventriculo-
relating to a ventricle