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brady-

slow

1

-graph

instrument for recording

2

-sphyxia

pluse

3

angi/o, vascul/o

vessel (usually blood or lymph)

4

ather/o

fatty plaque

5

sphygm/o

pluse

6

phleb/o, ven/o

vein

7

sten/o

narrowing, stricture

8

-stenosis

narrowing, stricture

9

scler/o

hardening, sclera (white of eye)

10

arteri/o

artery

11

my/o

muscle

12

peri-

around

13

-gram

record, writing

14

-graphy

process of recording

15

hemangi/o

blood vessel

16

arteriol/o

arteriole

17

cadi/o

heart

18

thromb/o

blood clot

19

tachy-

rapid

20

endo-

in, within

21

electr/o

electricity

22

-tomy

incision

23

-ectasis

dilation, expansion

24

ECG EKG

electrocardiogram

25

Chol

cholesterol

26

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

27

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

28

BP

blood pressure

29

AV

atrioventricular: arteriovenous