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angi/o

blood vessel

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aort/o

aorta

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arter/o, arteri/o

artery

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atri/o

atrium

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cardi/o

heart

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coron/o

crown, circle, heart

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my/o, myos/o

muscle

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pector/o

chest

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valvul/o

little valve

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vas/o

vessel

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vascul/o

little vessel

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ven/o

vein

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ventricul/o

little belly, ventricle

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a-

without, absence of

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brady-

slow

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dys-

bad, abnormal, painful, difficult

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tachy-

rapid, fast

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cyan/o

blue

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pect/o, pector/o

chest

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sten/o

narrow

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-a

singular

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-algia

condition of pain

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-dynia

condition of pain

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-genic

pertaining to producing, forming

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-ia

condition of

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-osis

condition of

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-plegia

paralysis

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-sis

state of

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-spasm

sudden involuntary muscle contraction

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epi-

upon, over, above, on top