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Flashcards in Cardiovascular System Deck (31):
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Aneuryms/o

Aneurism

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Angi/o

Vessel (usually blood or lymph)

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Aort/o

Aorta

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Arteri/o

Artery

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Arteriol/o

Arteriole

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Ather/o

Fatty plaque

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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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Corpor/o

Body

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Embol/o

Embolus

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Hemangi/o

Blood vessel

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Isch/o

To hold back

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My/o

Muscle

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Myocardi/o

Heart muscle

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Pect/o

Chest

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Phleb/o

Vein

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Rrhythm/o

Rhythm

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Scler/o

Hardening, sclera (white of eye)

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Sept/o

Septum

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Sphygm/o

Pulse

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Sten/o

Narrowing, stricture

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Steth/o

Chest

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Thromb/o

Blood clot

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Valv/o

Valve

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Valvul/o

Valve

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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 (usually blood or lymph)

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Ven/o

Vein

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Ventricul/o

Ventricle (of heart or brain)