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ang/i

vessel

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angi/o

vessel

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angin/o

to choke

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arteri/o

artery

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arter/o

artery

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ather/o

fatty substance; porridge

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atri/o

atrium

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auscultat/o

to listen

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card/i

heart

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cardi/o

heart

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chol/e

bile

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circulat/o

circular

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claudicat/o

to limp

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corpor/e

body

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cyan/o

dark blue

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dilat/o

to widen

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dynam/o

power

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ech/o

reflected sound

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electr/o

electricity

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embol/o

a throwing in

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glyc/o

sweet, sugar

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hem/o

blood

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infarct/o

infarct (necrosis of an area)

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isch/o

to hold back

25

lipid/o

fat

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lun/o

moon

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man/o

thin

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mitr/o

mitral valve

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occlus/o

to close up

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ox/i

oxygen

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palpit/o

throbbing

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pector/o

chest

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phleb/o

vein

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phon/o

sound

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pulmonar/o

lung

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rrhythm/o

rhythm

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scler/o

hardening

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sept/o

a partition

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sin/o

curve

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sphygm/o

pulse

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sten/o

narrowing

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steth/o

chest

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thromb/o

clot of blood

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valvul/o

valve

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vas/o

vessel

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vascul/o

small vessel

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ven/i

vein

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ventricul/o

ventricle

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vers/o

turning

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anastom/o

opening

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sterol

solid (fat)

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oxy

sour, sharp, acid