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Flashcards in Chapter 12.8: The Cardiovascular System Roots Deck (37):
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What is the meaning of the root: angi/o?

vessel

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What is the meaning of the root: aort/o?

aorta

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What is the meaning of the root: arteri/o?

artery

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What is the meaning of the root: ather/o?

fatty debris; fatty plaque

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What is the meaning of the root: atri/o?

atrium

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What is the meaning of the root: cardi/o?

heart

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What is the meaning of the root: coron/o?

crown

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What is the meaning of the root: ech/o?

sound

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What is the meaning of the root: embol/o?

plug

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What is the meaning of the root: isch/o?

hold back

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What is the meaning of the root: phleb/o?

vein

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What is the meaning of the root: rhythm/o?

rhythm

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What is the meaning of the root: scler/o?

hardening

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What is the meaning of the root: thromb/o?

clot

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What is the meaning of the root: valvul/o?

valve

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What is the meaning of the root: varic/o?

twisted and swollen

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What is the meaning of the root: vascul/o?

vessel

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What is the meaning of the root: vas/o?

vessel

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What is the meaning of the root: ven/o?

vein

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What is the meaning of the root: ventricul/o?

ventricle

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What root means: vessel? (3)

angi/o; vascul/o; vas/o

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What root means: aorta?

aort/o

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What root means: artery?

arteri/o

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What root means: fatty debris; fatty plaque?

ather/o

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What root means: atrium?

atri/o

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What root means: heart?

cardi/o

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What root means: crown?

coron/o

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What root means: sound?

ech/o

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What root means: plug?

embol/o

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What root means: hold back?

isch/o

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What root means: vein?

phleb/o; ven/o

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What root means: rhythm?

rhythm/o

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What root means: hardening?

scler/o

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What root means: clot?

thromb/o

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What root means: valve?

valvul/o

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What root means: twisted and swollen?

varic/o

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What root means: ventricle?

ventricul/o

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