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Flashcards in Cardiovascular System Deck (42):
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angi/o

vessel

1

aort/o

aorta

2

arteri/o

artery

3

ather/o

fatty substance

4

atri/o

atrium

5

cardi/o

heart

6

coron/o

heart

7

corpor/o

body

8

embol/o

plug

9

isch/o

to hold back

10

myocardi/o

heart muscle

11

pect/o

chest

12

phleb/o

vein

13

sphygm/o

pulse

14

steth/o

chest

15

thromb/o

clot

16

valv/o

valve

17

valvul/o

valve

18

vascul/o

blood vessel

19

vas/o

vessel, duct

20

ven/o

vein

21

ventricul/o

ventricle

22

-manometer

instrument to measure pressure

23

-ole

small

24

-tension

pressure

25

-tonic

pertaining to tone

26

sept/o

a wall

27

son/o

sound

28

varic/o

dilated vein

29

-lytic

destruction

30

-megaly

enlarged

31

-oma

growth

32

-spasm

involuntary muscle spasm

33

-tension

pressure

34

de-

without

35

endo-

inner

36

extra-

outside of

37

per-

through

38

peri-

around

39

tachy-

fast

40

trans-

across

41

ultra-

beyond