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Wingerd Chapter 8

Cardiovascular System
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angi/o
blood vessel
aort/o
aorta
arter/o
artery
arteri/o
artery
cardi/o
heart
coron/o
heart, crown or circle
my/o
muscle
myos/o
muscle
pector/o
chest
valvul/o
little value
vas/o
blood vessel
vascul/o
little blood vessel
ven/o
vein
ventricul/o
little belly, ventricle
a-
without
dys-
abnormal
brady-
slow
tachy-
rapid
cyan/o
blue
rhythm/o
rhythm
sten/o
narrow
-a
without
-algia
condition of pain
-dynia
condition of pain
-genic
formation, producing
-ia
condition of
-osis
condition of
-plegia
paralysis
-sis
state of
-spasm
involuntary muscle contraction
ather/o
fatty
hem/o
blood
isch/o
hold back
my/o
muscle
phleb/o
vein
scler/o
thick or hard, sclera
sept/o
wall, putrefying
tampon/o
plug
tens/o
pressure
thromb/o
clot
varic/o
dilated vein
-ac
pertaining to
-ade
process
-al
pertaining to
-ar
pertaining to
-emia
condition of blood
-ic
pertaining to
-ion
process
-itis
inflammation
-megaly
abnormally large
-oma
tumor
-osis
condition of
-pathy
disease
endo-
within
ech/o
sound
electr/o
electricity
embol/o
plug
man/o
gas
pulmon/o
lung
son/o
sound
sphygm/o
heartbeat
thromb/o
clot
-ary
pertaining to
-ectomy
surgical removal
-gram
record or image
-lytic
loosen
-meter
measure
-metry
process of mesuring
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhaphy
suturing
-scopy
process of viewing
-stomy
surgical created opening
-tomy
to cut