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Aneurysm/o
Aneurysmorrhaphy

Widened, blood vessel
Suture of an Aneurysm

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Angi/o
Angioplasty

Vessel
Surgical repairer of a vessel

3

Aort/o
Aortostenosis

Aorta
Narrowing of the aorta

4

Arteriol/o
Arteriolitis

Arteriole
Inflammation of an artery

5

Atri/o
Atriomegaly

Atrium
Enlargement of the atrium

6

Ather/o
Atheroma

Fatty plaque
Tumor of fatty plaque

7

Cardi/o
Cardiomegaly

Heart
Enlargement of the heart

8

Coron/o
Coronary

Heart
Pertaining to the heart

9

Electr/o
Electrocardiogram

Electricity
Record of the electrical impulses of the heart

10

Embol/o
Embolectomy

Embolus (plug)
Removal of an embolus

11

Hemangi/o
Hemangioma

Blood vessel
Tumor of blood vessels

12

My/o
Myocardial

Muscle
Pertaining to heart muscle

13

Phleb/o
Phlebectasis

Vein
Expansion of a vein

14

Ven/o
Venostasis

Vein
Standing still of blood in a vein also called phlebostasis

15

Scler/o
Arteriosclerosis

Hardening; sclera (white of eye)
Abnormal condition of hardening of the artery

16

Sept/o
Septostomy

Septum
Forming an opening in a septum

17

Sten/o
Stenotic

Narrowing, stricture
Pertaining to a narrowing or stricture

18

Thromb/o
Thrombolysis

Blood clot
Destruction of a blood clot

19

Valv/o
Valvotomy

Incision of a valve

20

Valvul/o
Valvuloplasty

Valve
Surgical repair of a valve

21

Vas/o
Vasography

Vessel;duct
Process of recording an image of a vessel

22

Ventricul/o
Ventricular

Ventricle
Pertaining to the ventricle chamber of the heart or brain

23

Cardia
Tachycardia

Heart condition
Rapid heart rate

24

Gram
Arteriogram

Record,writing
Record of an artery

25

Graph
Electrocardiograph

Instrument for recording
Instrument for recording electrical activity of the heart

26

Graphy
Angiography

Process of recording
Process of recording an image of a vessel

27

Stenosis
Aortostenosis

Narrowing, stricture
Narrowing of the aorta

28

Brady
Bradycardia

Slow
Slow heart

29

Endo
Endovascular

In, within
Pertaining to area within a vessel

30

Extra
Extravascular

Outside
Pertaining to area outside a vessel