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aneurysum/o

aneurysm (Widening blood vessel)

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angi/o

vessel

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arter/o

artery

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arteri/o

artery

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ather/o

yellowish plaque, fatty susbstance

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atri/o

atrium, upper heart chamber

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axill/o

armpit

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brachi/o

arm

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cardi/o

heart

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cholesterol/o

cholesterol (liquid susbatance)

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coron/o

heart

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cyan/o

blue

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isch/o

hold back, back

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my/o

muscle

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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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phleb/o

vein

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pulmon/o

lung

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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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valv/o

valve

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valvul/o

valve

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vas/o

vessel

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vascul/o

vessel

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ven/o

vein

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ven/i

vein

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ventricul/o

ventricle, lower heart chamber

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-constriction

narrowing

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-dilation

widening, stretching, expanding

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-emia

blood condition

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-graphy

process of recording

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-lysis

breakdown, separation, loosening

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-megaly

enlargement

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-meter

measure

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-oma

tumor, mass, fluid collection

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-osis

condition; usually abnormal condition

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-stenosis

tightening, stricture

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-tomy

process of cutting

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a-, an-

no, not, without

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brady-

slow

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de-

lack of; down; less; removal of

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dys-

pain

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endo-

in, within

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hyper-

excessive

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hypo-

deficient

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inter-

between

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peri-

surrounding

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tachy-

fast

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tetra-

four (4)

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tri-

three (3)