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Angioma

Tumor composed of blood vessels

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Angiostenosis

Narrowing of a blood vessel

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Aortic stenosis

Narrowing, pertaining to aorta

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Arteriosclerosis

Hardening of the arteries

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Atherosclerosis

Hardening of fatty plaque

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Bradycardia

Condition of slow heart (less than 60 beats per minute)

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Cardiomegaly

Enlargement of the heart

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Cardiomyopathy

Disease of the heart muscle

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Endocarditis

Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart

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Myocarditis

Inflammation of the muscle of the heart

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Pericarditis

Inflammation of the sac surrounding the hear

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Phlebitis

Inflammation of a vein

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Polyarteritis

Inflammation of many arteries

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Tachycardia

Condition of rapid heart

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Thrombophlebitis

Inflammation of a vein associated with a blood clot

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Valvulitis

Inflammation of a valve

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Erythrocytopenia

Abnormal reduction of red blood cells

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Hematoma

Tumor of blood (collection of blood resulting from a broken blood vessel)

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Leukocytopenia

Abnormal reduction of white blood cells

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Multiple myeloma

Tumors of the bone marrow

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Pancytopenia

Abnormal reduction of all blood cells

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Thrombocytopenia

Abnormal reduction of blood clotting cells

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Thrombosis

Abnormal condition of a blood clot

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Thrombus

Blood clot attached to the interior wall of an artery or vein

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Lymphadenitis

Inflammation of lymph nodes

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Lymphadenopathy

Disease of the lymph nodes (characterized by abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes associated with an infection or malignancy)

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Lymphoma

Tumor of the lymphatic tissue

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Splenomegaly

Enlargement of the spleen

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Thymoma

Tumor of the thymus gland

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