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Flashcards in Chapter 9: Cardio Word Elements Deck (41):
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Inter

Between

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Tachy

Fast

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Ang/i, angi/o, vas/o

vessel

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angin

to choke, quinsy

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arter, arteri/o

artery

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card, card/i, cardi/o

heart

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electr/o

electricity

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embol

to cast, to throw

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erg/o

work

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hem

blood

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infarct

infarct (necrosis of an area)

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lipid

fat

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log

study

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man/o

thin

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my/o

muscle

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phleb

vein

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pulmonar

lung

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rrhyth

rhythm

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scler

hardening

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sphygm/o

pulse

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steth/o

chest

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tens

tension

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thromb

clot

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ven/i

vein

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-dynia

pain

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-emia

blood condition

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-gram

mark, record

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-graphy

recording

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-ia, -ism, -osis, -y

condition of

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-ion

process

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-ist

one who specializes

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-itis

inflammation

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-logy

study of

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-megaly

enlargement, large

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-meter

instrument to measure, to measure

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-pathy

disease

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-puncture

to pierce

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-scope

instrument

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-tomy

incision

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-tripsy

crushing

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Brady

Slow