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Flashcards in Cardiovascular System Deck (38):
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vascul/o

vessel (blood or lymph)

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arteri/o

artery

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trans-

across

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atri/o

atrium

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sphygm/o

pulse

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angina

mild to severe suffocating pain (in chest; caused by inadequate blood flow to the myocardium)

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ventricul/o

ventricle (of the heart or brain)

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scler/o

hardening; sclera

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phleb/o

vein

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-gram

record; writing

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peri-

around

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aneurysm/o

widened blood vessel

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bruit

soft blowing sound heard on auscultation

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ischemia

local, temporary deficiency of blood supply to an organ or tissue due to circulatory obstruction

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-graphy

process of recording

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coron/o

heart

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hemangi/o

blood vessel

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ven/o

vein

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coarctation

narrowing of a vessel; especially the aorta

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my/o

muscle

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thromb/o

blood clot

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valv/o

valve

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infarction

localized tissue necrosis due to the cessation of blood supply

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vas/o

vessel; vas deferens; duct

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syncope

partial or complete loss of consciousness

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-cardia

heart condition

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-stenosis

narrowing; stricture

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valvul/o

valve

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electr/o

electricity

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angi/o

vessel (blood or lymph)

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ather/o

fatty plaque

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sten/o

narrowing; stricture

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embol/o

embolus (plug)

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arteriol/o

arteriole

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-graph

instrument for recording

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sept/o

septum

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deep vein thrombosis

blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the body (legs and thighs)

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aort/o

aorta