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Flashcards in Chapter 11. Cardiovascular System - Combining Forms Deck (23):
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angi/o

vessel

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aort/o

aorta

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arter/o, arteri/o

artery

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ather/o

yellowish plaque, fatty substance

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atri/o

atrium, upper heart chamber

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brachi/o

arm

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cardi/o

heart

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cholesterol/o

cholesterol (a lipid substance)

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coron/o

heart

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cyan/o

blue

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myx/o

mucus

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ox/o

oxygen

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pericardi/o

pericardium

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phelb/o

vein

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rrhythm/o

rhythm

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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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valvul/o, valv/o

valve

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vas/o

vessel

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vascul/o

vessel

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ven/o, ven/i

vein

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ventricul/o

ventricle, lower heart chamber

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