Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular

Term Definition
Angi/o Vessel
Aort/o Aorta
Arteri/o Artery
Ather/o Fatty substance, plaque
Atri/o Atrium
Cardi/o Heart
Coron/o Heart
Hemangio/o Blood vessel
Phleb/o Vein
Sphygm/o Pulse
Steth/o Chest
Thromb/o Clot
Valv/o Valve
Vascul/o Blood vessel
Vas/o Vessel, duct
Ven/o Vein
Ventricul/o Ventricule
Tens/o Pressure
-ole Small
-ule Small
Agglutin/o Clumping
Coagul/o Clotting
Hem/o Blood
Hemat/o Blood
Sanguin/o Blood
Fibrin/o Fibers, fibrous
Leuk/o White
Erythr/o Red
-emia Blood condition
-globulin Protein
-penia Few, decrease
-stenosis Narrowing
-phil Attracted to
Cardiovascular Pertaining to heart and blood vessels
Arteries Carry blood away from heart, strong pressure carries blood in pulse
Veins Carry blood towards the heart; used for blood collection
Epicardium Pertaining to above the heart
Myocardium Pertaining to muscle of the heart
Endocardium Pertaining to within the heart
Pericardium Pertaining to around the heart
Tachycardia Pertaining to fast heart
Bradycardia Pertaining to slow heart
Arrhythmia Pertaining to without rhythm
Rrhythm/o Rhythm
Hypertrophy Excessive development
Hypertension Pertaining excessive pressure
Sphygmomanometer Instrument to measure pressure or pulse
Angi/o -ectomoy, -dysplasia, -genesis, -gram, -graphy, -oma,-plasty, -spasm
Vas/o -constriction, -dilation, -motor
Vascul/o -ar, -itis
Arteriostenosis Narrowing of the artery
Hem/o -cyte, -dialysis, -globin, -lysis, -philia, -pytsis, -rrhage, -stasis, -stat
Hemat/o -crit, -emesis, -logist, -ology, -oma, -poesis, -salpinx, -uria
Hematopoiesis Process of forming blood

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