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angi/o

vessel (usually blood or lymph)

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aneurysm/o

a widening, a widened blood vessel

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aort/o

aorta

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arteri/o

artery

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ather/o

fatty plaque

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atri/o

atrium

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cardi/o, coron/o

heart

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electr/o

electric

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embol/o

embolus (plug)

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isch/o

hold back

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lymph/o

lymph

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phleb/o, ven/o

vein

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rrhythm/o

rhythm

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thromb/o

blood clot

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varic/o

dilated vein

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vas/o

vessel; vas deferens; duct

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vascul/o

vessel

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ventricul/o

ventricle (of heart or brain)

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aden/o

gland

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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hem/o

blood

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my/o

muscle

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necr/o

death, necrosis

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sarc/o

flesh (connective tissue)

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scler/o

hardening; sclera (white of the eye)

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-ectomy

excision, removal

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-lysis

separation; destruction; loosening

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-tomy

incision

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-cardia

heart condition

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-cyte

cell

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-pathy

disease

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-phagia

swallowing, eating

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-ectasis

dilation, expansion

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-emia

blood

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-genesis

forming, producing, origin

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-gram

record, writing

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-graphy

process of recording

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-lith

stone, calculus

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-lysis

separation; destruction; loosening

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-malacia

softening

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oid

resembling

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-ole, -ule

small, minute

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-oma

tumor

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-osis

abnormal condition; increase (used primarily with blood cells)

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-phobia

fear

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-phylaxis

protection

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-pnea

breathing

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-poiesis

formation, production

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-spasm

involuntary contraction, twitching

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-stenosis

narrowing, stricture

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-tension

to stretch

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-therapy

treatment

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-um

structure, thing

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-version

turning

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-al, -ic, -ary

pertaining to, relating to

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-ia

condition

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-ose

pertaining to; sugar

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-us

condition; structure

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a-

without, not

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anti-

against

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bi-

two

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brady-

slow

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echo-

a repeated sound

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endo-

in, within

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epi-

above, upon

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micro-

small

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peri-

around

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tachy-

rapid

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trans-

across, through

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tri-

three