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Lymphangi/o

Lymph vessel

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Thym/o

Thymus

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Embol/o

Plug

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Isch/o

Hold back

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-ectasis

Dilation, expansion

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-tension

Stretch

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-ia

Condition

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-phylaxis

Protection

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Ather/o

Fatty plaque

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Vas/o

Vessel, vas deferens, duct

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-pnea

Breathing

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-um

Structure, thing

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-ose

Sugar; pertaining to

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Splen/o

Spleen

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Sacr/o

Flesh

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-ole, -ule

Small, minute

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-version

Turning

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-al, -ic, -ary

Pertaining to

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ELT

Endovenous laser ablation, endoluminal laser ablation

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HDL

High density lipoprotein

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VSD

Ventricular septal defect

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EBV

Epstein-Barr virus

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HSV

Herpes simplex virus

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KS

Kaposi sarcoma

Malignancy of connective tissue-- bone, fat, muscle, fibrous tissue

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PCP

Pneumocystis pneumonia

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AED

Automatic external defibrillator
Portable computer Defibrillator that analyzes the patient's heart rhythm and delivers an electric shock to stimulate heart in cardiac arrest

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AICD

Automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator

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AS

Aortic stenosis

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ASD

Atrial septal defect

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ASHD

Arteriosclerotic heart disease

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BBB

Bundle branch block

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CA

Cancer; chronological age; cardiac arrest

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CABG

Coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

Coronary artery disease

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CC

Cardiac catheterization

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CHB

Complete heart block

3rd degree: electrical signals fail to reach ventricles

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CHF

Congestive heart failure

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CV

Cardiovascular

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CVA

Cerebrovascular accident; Coso vertebral angle

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DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

Most common in iliac and femoral veins

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HF

heart failure

Heart cannot pump enough blood to meet metabolic requirements aka-- CHF

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IAS

Interatrial septum

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ICD

implantable cardioverter defibrillator

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IVA

Inferior vena cava

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SVC

Superior vena cava

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IVS

Interventricular septum

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LA

Left atrium

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LDL

Low-density lipoprotein

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LV

Left ventricle

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MI

Myocardial infarction

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MVP

Mitral valve prolapse

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RA

Right atrium

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SOB

Shortness of breath

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TIA

Transient ischemic attack

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US

Ultrasound

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Bruit

Soft blowing sound heard I. Auscultation caused by turbulent flow

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Patent ductus arteriosus

Failure of closure after birth, abnormal hole between pulmonary trunk and aorta

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Raynaud phenomena

Numbness in fingers or toes die to intermittent construction of arterioles in the skin

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Rheumatic heart disease

Streptococcal infection that causes damage the heart valves and heart muscle mostly common in children and young adults

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Hodgkin disease

Malignant disease characterized by painless, progressive in enlargement of lymphoid tissue's, splenimegaly, and presence of unique reed Steinberg cells in the lymph nodes

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Mononucleosis

Acute infection caused by Epstein-Barr virus and characterized by a sore throat fever fatigue and enlarged lymph nodes