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1
Q

arteri/o

A

Arteries

2
Q

ven/o, phleb/o

A

Veins

3
Q

hem/o, hemat/o

A

Blood

4
Q

aort/o

A

Aorta (main trunk of arterial system)

5
Q

plasm/o

A

Plasma (liquid portion of blood)

6
Q

ather/o

A

Plaque or fatty substance

7
Q

lymph/o

A

Lymph

8
Q

lymphaden/o

A

Lymph node, lymph gland

9
Q

splen/o

A

Spleen (stores blood and destroys worn out red blood cells)

10
Q

myel/o

A

Bone marrow or spinal cord

11
Q

coron/o

A

Coronary (Pertaining to the heart vessels)

12
Q

ischemic, ischemia

A

Deficiency of blood flow

13
Q

myocardial infarction

A

Heart attack

14
Q

infarct

A

Area of necrosis caused by the lack of blood flow

15
Q

dysrhythmia

A

An irregular heartbeat

16
Q

bradycardia

A

An abnormally slow heartbeat (

17
Q

tachycardia

A

An abnormally fast heartbeat (>100 bpm)

18
Q

palpitation

A

Pounding or racing heartbeat

19
Q

palpation

A

to use two fingers to feel for size, texture, consistency.. (To assess)

20
Q

sphygmomanometer

A

Instrument used to take blood pressure

21
Q

cardi/o, card/o

A

Heart

22
Q

stethoscope

A

Instrument used to listen to sounds within the body

23
Q

angi/o

A

Blood vessel

24
Q

-stenosis

A

Abnormal narrowing

25
Q

-sclerosis

A

Abnormal hardening

26
Q

thrombosis

A

Blood clot in the blood vessel

27
Q

thromb/o

A

Clot

28
Q

DVT

A

deep vain thrombosis

29
Q

hematocytopenia

A

Abnormal deficiency (reduction) or blood cells

30
Q

-thermia

A

Heat

31
Q

hyperthermia

A

Body temperature is above normal temperature

32
Q

hypothermia

A

Body temperature is below normal

33
Q

antibiotic

A

Drug that treats bacterial infections

34
Q

BP

A

Blood pressure

35
Q

CPR

A

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

36
Q

P

A

Pulse, 60-100 bpm

37
Q

Rh

A

Blood type

38
Q

Hct

A

Hematocrit (the separation of blood)

39
Q

Hgb

A

Hemoglobin (protein found in blood)

40
Q

BMT

A

Bone marrow transplant

41
Q

CBC

A

Complete blood cell count

42
Q

aneurysm

A

Localized weak spot or balloon-like enlargement of the wall of an artery (often fatal if it ruptures due to rapid loss of blood)

43
Q

varicose veins

A

Abnormally swollen veins (usually occur in legs)

44
Q

antibiotic

A

Drug that treats bacterial infections

45
Q

vaccine

A

Inactivated microorganisms administrated by injection, mouth, or nasal spray to prevent infections

46
Q

hypotension

A

Lower than normal BP

47
Q

hypertension

A

Higher than normal BP

48
Q

electr/o

A

Electricity

49
Q

HR

A

Heart rate

50
Q

angi/o

A

Blood vessel

51
Q

erythrocytopenia

A

Anemia (deficiency of red blood cells)

52
Q

febrile (pyrosis)

A

To have a fever

53
Q

afebrile

A

Without fever

54
Q

EKG, ECG

A

Electrocardiogram

55
Q

ECHO

A

Echocardiogram

56
Q

ech/o

A

Sound

57
Q

RR

A

Respiration rate (10-20 bpm)

58
Q

T

A

Temperature (98.6) NEED TO KNOW TEMP

59
Q

VS

A

Vital signs

60
Q

CHF

A

Congestive heart failure (heart doesn’t pump blood like it should)

61
Q

meta-

A

Beyond

62
Q

arthr/o

A

Joints