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aneurysm/o (CF)

widened blood vessel
ex. aneursm/o/rrahpy=sutureof an anerys

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angi/o (CF)

vessel (usually blood or lymph)
ex. angi/o/plasty=surgical repair of a vessel

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vascul/o (CF)

vessel (usually blood or lymph)
ex. vascul/itis: inflammation of (blood) vessels

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aort/o (CF)

aorta
ex. aorta/o/stenosis=narrowing of the aorta

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ateri/o (CF)

artery
ex. arteri/o/rrhrxis=rupture of an artery

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arteriol/o (CF)

arteriole
ex. arteriol/itis=inflammation of an arteriole

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atri/o (CF)

atrium
ex. atri/o/megaly=enlargement of the atrium

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arther/o (CF)

fatty plaque
ex. ather/oma=tumor of fatty plaque

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cardi/o (CF)

heart
ex. cardi/o/megaly= enlargement of the heart

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coron/o (CF)

heart
ex. coron/ary=pertaining to the heart (vessels)

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electr/o (CF)

electricity
ex. electr/o/cardi/o/gram=record of the electrical (impulses) of the heart

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embol/o (CF)

embolus (plug)
ex. embol/ectomy=removal of the emobolus

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hemangi/o (CF)

blood vessels
ex. hemangi/oma=tumor of the blood vessels

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my/o (CF)

muscle
ex. my/o/cardi/al=pertaining to heart muscle

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phleb/o (CF)

vein
ex. phelb/ectasis=expansion of the vein

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ven/o (CF)

vein
ven/o/stasis=standing still of (blood in) a vein; also called phlebostasis

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scler/o (CF)

hardening; sclera (white of eye)
ex. arteri/o/scler/osis=abnormal condition of hardening of the artery

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sept/o (CF)

septum
ex. sept/o/stomy=forming an opening in a septum

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sphygm/o (CF)

pulse
ex. sphygm/oid=resembling a pulse

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sten/o (CF)

narrowing structure
ex. sten/o/tic=pertaining to a narrowing or structure

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thromb/o (CF)

blood cot
ex. thromb/o/lysis=destruction of a blood clot

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valv/o (CF)

valve
ex. valv/o/tomy=incision of a valve

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valvul/o (CF)

valvul/o/plasty=surgical repair of a valve

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vas/o (CF)

vessel; vas deferens; duct
ex.vas/o/graphy=process of recording (an image of) a vessel

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ventricul/o (CF)

ventricle (of a heart or brain)
ex. ventricul/ar=pertaining to a ventricle (chamber of the heart or brain)

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cardia (S)

heart condition
ex. tachy/cardia=rapid heart (beat)

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gram (S)

record, writing
ex. arteri/o/gram=record of an artery

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graph (S)

instrument for recording
ex. electr/o/cardi/o/graph=instrument for recording electrical (activity) of the heart

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graphy (S)

process of recording
ex. angi/o/graphy=process of recording (an image of) a vessel

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stenosis (S)

narrowing, stricture
ex. aort/o/stenosis=narrowing of the aorta