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1
Q

cardi/o

card/o

A

Heart

2
Q

arteri/o

A

Arteries

3
Q

ven/o

phleb/o

A

veins

4
Q

hem/o

hemat/o

A

Blood

5
Q

aort/o

A

aorta

main trunk of artery system

6
Q

plasm/o

A

plasma

liquid portion of blood

7
Q

ather/o

A

plaque or fatty substance

8
Q

Lymph/o

A

Lymph

9
Q

lymphaden/o

A

Lymph node, Lymph Gland

10
Q

splen/o

A

Spleen

Stores blood and destroys worn out red blood cells

11
Q

myel/o

A

Bone marrow or Spinal cord

12
Q

coron/o

A

Coronary

pretaining to the heart vessels

13
Q

ischemic

ischemia

A

deficiency of blood flow

14
Q

myocardial infarction

A

Heart Attack

15
Q

infarct

A

area of necrosis caused by lack of blood flow

16
Q

dysrhythmia

A

an irregular heart beat

17
Q

bradycardia

A

an abnormally slow heart beat

<60 bpm

18
Q

tachycardia

A

an abnoramlly fast heartbeat

>100 bpm

19
Q

palpitation

A

pounding or racing heartbeat

20
Q

palpation

A

to use fingers to feel for size, texture, consistancy (to assess)

21
Q

sphygmomanometer

A

instrument used to measure blood pressure

22
Q

stethoscope

A

instrument used to listen to sounds within the body

23
Q

angi/o

A

blood vessel

24
Q

thrombosis

A

-osis = abnormal condition thrombus (singular form, blood clot in a blood vessel)

thromb/o = clot

25
Q

DVT

A

Deep vein thrombosis

26
Q

aneurysm

A

localized wak spot or balloon-like enlargement of the wall of an artery

often fatal if ruptures due to rapid loss of blood

27
Q

Varicose veins

A

abnormally swollen veins

usually occur in legs

28
Q

Erythrocytopenia (anemia)

A

deficiency of red blood cells

29
Q

hematocytopenia

A

abnormal deficiency (reduction) of blood cells

30
Q

febrile (pyrosis)

A

to have a fever

31
Q

afebrile

A

without fever

32
Q

-thermia

A

heat

33
Q

hyperthermia

A

body temperature above normal

34
Q

hypothermia

A

body temperature below normal

35
Q

antibiotic

A

drug that treats bacterial infections

36
Q

vaccine

A

inactivated microorganisms administrated by injection, mouth, or nasal spray to prevent infectious diseases

37
Q

BP

A

Blood pressure

38
Q

EKG ECG

A

Electrocardiogram

39
Q

ECHO

A

Echocardiogram

40
Q

CPR

A

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

41
Q

HR

A

heart rate

42
Q

P

A

pulse, 60-100 bpm

43
Q

hypotension

A

lower than normal BP

44
Q

hypertension

A

higher than normal BP

45
Q

electr/o

A

electricity

46
Q

ech/o

A

sound

47
Q

Rh

A

Blood type

48
Q

RR

A

Respiration rate

49
Q

T

A

Temerature

50
Q

VS

A

Vital signs

51
Q

Hct

A

hematocrit

52
Q

Hgb

A

hemoglobin

53
Q

RR

A

10-20 bpm

54
Q

T

A

98.6

55
Q

CHF

A

congestive heart failure

56
Q

BMT

A

bone marrow transplant

57
Q

CBC

A

complete blood count

58
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A