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AED

Automatic external defibrillator

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AMI

Acute myocardial infarction

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BP

Blood pressure

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CAD

Coronary artery disease

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HTN

Hypertension

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MI

Myocardial infarction

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MVP

Mitral valve prolapse

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CBC

Complete blood count

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EBV

Epstein- Barr virus

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HCT

Hematocrit

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Hgb

Hemaglobin

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HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

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PT

Prothrombin time

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RBC

Red blood cell

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WBC

White blood cell

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-ature

System composed of

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-ing

Doing

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Angi/o-

Blood vessel; lymphatic vessel

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Aort/o-

Aorta

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Arteri/o-

Artery

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Ather/o-

Soft, fatty substance

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Per-

Through; throughout

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Phleb/o-

Vein

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Rhythm-

Rhythm

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Sphygm/o-

Pulse

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Sten/o-

Narrowness;constriction

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Systol/o-

Contracting

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Tens/o-

Pressure, tension

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Valvul/o-

Valve

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Vas/o-

Blood vessel; vas deferens

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Vascul/o-

Blood vessel

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Ven/o-

Vein

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-blast

Immature cell

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-crit

Separation of

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-emia

Condition of the blood; substance in the blood

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-phage

Thing that eats (suffix version)

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-Phil

Attraction to; fondness for

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-Poietin

A substance that forms

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Agglutin/o-

Clumping; sticking

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Aggreg/o-

Crowding together

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Coagul/o-

Clotting

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Eosin/o-

Eosin (red acidic dye)

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Granul/o-

Granule

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Leuk/o-

White

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Lymph/o-

Lymph; lymphatic system

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Myel/o-

Bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin

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Neutr/o-

Not taking part

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Plasm/o-

Plasma

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Septic/o-

Infection

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Thromb/o-

Thrombus (blood clot)

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Phlebotomy

Pheleb/o- vein
-tomy: process of cutting or making an incision

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Stenosis

Sten/o- narrowness; constriction
-Osis: condition, process

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Aneurysmal

Aneurysm/o- aneurysm (dilation)
-al: pertaining to

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Sphygmomanometer

Sphygm/o- pulse
Mom/o- thin, frengy
-meter: instrument used to measure

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Hemolysis

Hem/o- blood
Ly/o- breakdown; destroy
-sis: condition; abnormal condition; process

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Hematocrit

Hemat/o- blood
-crit: separation of

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Coagulation

Coagul/o- clotting
-ation: process, being or having

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Septicemia

Septic/o- infection
-emia: condition of the blood;
substance in the blood

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Diastal/o-

Dilating