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Vascul/o

Blood vessel

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Circulat/o

Circular movement

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Mediastin/o

Mediastinum

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Thorac/o

Thorax (chest)

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Pulmon/o

Lung

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System/o

The body as a whole

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Aort/o

Aorta

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Valvul/o

Valve

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Atri/o

Atrium (upper heart chamber)

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Apic/o

Apex (tip)

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Mitr/o

Structure like a miter (bishops hat)

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Valvul/o

Valve

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Cusp/o

Projection; point

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My/o

Muscle

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Ventricul/o

Ventricle (lower heart chamber; also brain chamber)

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Conduct/o

Carrying; conveying

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Polar/o

Positive or negative state

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Diastol/o

Dilating

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Ectop/o

Outside of a place

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Sin/o

Hallow cavity; channel

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Axill/o

Axilla (armpit)

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Angi/o
Vas/o

Blood vessel; lymphatic vessel
Blood vessel; vas deferens

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Brachi/o

Arm

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Capill/o

Hairlike structure; capillary

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Carot/o

Stupor; sleep

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Coron/o

Structure that encircles like a crown

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Theli/o

Cellular layer

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Femor/o

Femur (thigh bone)

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ili/o

Ilium (hip bone)

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Jugul/o

Jugular (throat)

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Perone/o

Fibula

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Poplite/o

Back of knee

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Port/o

Port of entry

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Radi/o

Radius; X-rays; radiation

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Ren/o

Kidney

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Saphen/o

Clearly visible

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Clav/o

Clavicle

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Tibi/o

Tibia

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Uln/o

Ulna

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Constrict/o

Drawn together; narrowed

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Dilat/o

Dilate; widen

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Ven/o
Phleb/o

Vein