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brady-

slow

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-graph

instrument for recording

2

-sphyxia

pluse

3

angi/o, vascul/o

vessel (usually blood or lymph)

4

ather/o

fatty plaque

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sphygm/o

pluse

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phleb/o, ven/o

vein

7

sten/o

narrowing, stricture

8

-stenosis

narrowing, stricture

9

scler/o

hardening, sclera (white of eye)

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arteri/o

artery

11

my/o

muscle

12

peri-

around

13

-gram

record, writing

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-graphy

process of recording

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hemangi/o

blood vessel

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arteriol/o

arteriole

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cadi/o

heart

18

thromb/o

blood clot

19

tachy-

rapid

20

endo-

in, within

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electr/o

electricity

22

-tomy

incision

23

-ectasis

dilation, expansion

24

ECG EKG

electrocardiogram

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Chol

cholesterol

26

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

27

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

28

BP

blood pressure

29

AV

atrioventricular: arteriovenous

30

LDL

low-density lipoprotein

31

ECHO

echocardiogram; echoencephalogram

32

DVT

deep vein thrombosis

33

CCU

coronary care unit

34

MI

myocardial infraction

35

I.V.,IV

intravenous

36

ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

37

HF

heart failure

38

CHD

coronary heart disease

39

-ar

relating to, pertaining to

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trans-

across

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extra-

outside

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aort/o

aorta

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atri/o

atrium

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ventricul/o

ventricle

45

embol/o

plug

46

sept/o

septum

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-stasis

standing still