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angi(o), vas(o), vasul(o)

vessel

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aort(o)

aorta

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arter(o), arteri(o)

artery

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arteriol(o)

arteriole

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cardi(o)

heart

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phleb(o), ven(i), ven(o)

vein

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venul(o)

venule

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endocardi(o)

endocardium

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myocardi(o)

myocardium

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pericardi(o)

pericardium

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arti(o)

atrium

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corno(o)

crown

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mediastin(o)

mediastinum

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ox(i)

oxygen

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pulmon(o)

lung

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sept(o)

septum, partition

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sin(o)

sinus

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steth(o), thorac(o)

chest

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valv(o), valvul(o)

valve

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ventricul(o)

ventricle

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-ole

small

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systemic circulation

general circulation that carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the tissues of the body and returns the blood with much of its oxygen exchanged for carbon dioxide back to the heart

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pulmonary circulation

circuit that the blood makes from the heart to the lungs for the purpose of ridding the body of carbon dioxide and picking up oxygen

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mediastinum

area in chest cavity between the lungs

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epicardium

outside tissue of the heart

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myocardium

middle muscle fibers tissue of the heart

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endocardium

inside tissue of the heart

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sept(o)

septum or infection

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atrioventricular valves

pertaining to an atrium or ventricle of the heart

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endothelium

layer arteries, veins, and capillaries to prevent blood clotting and regulate the tone of the vessels