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Chapter 8 Wordbuilding

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aneurysm/o/rrhaphy
Build a medical word that means suture of an aneurysm
angi/o/plasty
Build a medical word that means surgical repair of a vessel
vascul/itis
Build a medical word that means inflammation of (blood) vessels
aort/o/stenosis
Build a medical word that means narrowing of the aorta
arteri/o/rrhexis
Build a medical word that means rupture of an artery
arteriol/itis
Build a medical word that means inflammation of an arteriole
atri/o/megaly
Build a medical word that means enlargement of the atrium
ather/oma
Build a medical word that means tumor of fatty plaque
cardi/o/megaly
Build a medical word that means enlargement of the heart
electro/cardi/o/gram
Build a medical word that means a record or recording of the electricity of the heart
embol/ectomy
Build a medical word that means removal of an embolus
hemangi/oma
Build a medical word that means tumor of a blood vessel
my/o/cardi/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to the heart muscle
phleb/ectasis
Build a medical word that means dilation of a vein
ven/o/stasis
Build a medical word that means standing still of a vein
arteri/o/scler/osis
Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of hardening of fatty plaque
sept/o/stomy
Build a medical word that means forming an opening into the septum
sphygm/oid
Build a medical word that means resembling a pulse
sten/o/tic
Build a medical word that means pertaining to a narrowing or stricture
thromb/o/lysis
Build a medical word that means destruction of a blood clot
ventricul/ar
Build a medical word that means pertaining to a ventricle
arteri/o/gram
Build a medical word that means a record or a writing of an artery
electr/o/cardi/o/graph
Build a medical word that means instrument used to record the electricity of the heart
angi/o/graphy
Build a medical word that means process of recording a vessel
a/sphyxia
Build a medical word that means without pulse
brady/cardia
Build a medical word that means slow heart condition
endo/vascul/ar
Build a medical word that means pertaining to inside a vessel
extra/vascul/ar
Build a medical word that means outside of a vessel
peri/cardi/o/tomy
incision around the heart (pericardium)
tachy/cardia
Build a medical word that means rapid heart condition
trans/sept/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to across the septum
peri/cardi/al
Build a medical word that means pertaining to around the heart
aort/o/stenosis
Build a medical word that means narrowing of the aorta