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What is the largest artery in the body?

Aorta

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a-

no, not, without

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brady-

slow

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echo-

sound, reverberation

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electro-

electricity

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end-

within

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hyper-

excessive, above

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per-

through

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tachy-

fast, rapid

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trans-

through, across

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-cardia

condition of the heart

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-ectomy

removal

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-graphy

process of recording

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-itis

inflammation

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-megaly

enlargement

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-pathy

disease process

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-sclerosis

abnormal condition of hardening

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-tension

process of stretching

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-therapy

treatment

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angi/o

vessel

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arteri/o

artery

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arther/o

fat, plague

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atri/o

atrium

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cardi/o

heart

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coron/o

heart

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cyan/o

blue

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endocardi/o

endocardium