Ch 6 - Cardiovascular Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Ch 6 - Cardiovascular Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes Deck (28)
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aneurysm/o

aneurysm

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angi/o

vessel

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arter/o; arteri/o

artery

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arteriol/o

arteriole

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ather/o

fatty, yellowish plaque

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cardi/o

heart

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coron/o

heart; heart vessel; coronary vessel

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ech/o

sound

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electr/o

electricity

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end/o

within; inner

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ischi/o

deficiency; blockage

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my/o

muscle

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phleb/o

vein

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sphygm/o

pulse

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steth/o

chest

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thromb/o

clot

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ven/o

vein

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ventricul/o

ventricle

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brady-

slow

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poly-

many

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tachy-

fast

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-graph

instrument to record

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-graphy

process of recording

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-gram

record; picture

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-megaly

large; enlarged

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-pathy

disease

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-stenosis

narrowing; narrow