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-emia

Blood

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Hema-, hemato-, hemo-

Blood

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Veni-, veno-

Vein

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Angio-

Blood vessel

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Phelbo-, phelebo-

Vein

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Leuko-, leuco-

White

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Erythro-

Red

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-cyte, cyto-

Cell

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Thrombo-

Clot

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Vaso-

Blood vessel

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Arterio-

Artery

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Athero-

Fatty lipid

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Cardio-

Heart

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-sclerosis

Hardening

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-itis

Inflammation of

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Embolus, embolism

Sudden obstruction of blood vessel by debris

Foreign material travel through the blood stream

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Aneurysm

Weakness in a wall of an artery

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Occlude, occlusion

Blockage

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Hemorrhage

Excessive bleeding

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Non-invasive

Does not penetrate the skin

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Cholesterol

Lipid molecule that is a component of bile, sex hormones, neurotransmitters, and cell membranes

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Pericardium

serous membrane that surrounds the heart

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Myocardium

Middle layer of the heart wall cardiac muscle

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Endocardium

Innermost layer of the heart, covers the inside of the heart chambers and valves

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Intravenous (IV)

Into the vein

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Thrombus, thrombosis

Blood clot
Condition of having the clots

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Coagulation

Formation of a blood clot by platelets and the clotting factors

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Atria

Two upper chambers of the heart

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Ventricle

Two lower chambers of the heart