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Flashcards in The Circulatory System Deck (14):
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Cardi/o

= heart Endocarditis, myocarditis, pericarditis (inflammation of the lining, the muscle layer, the outer layer of the heart)

2

Brady/tachy

slow/fast Bradycardia (rate100)

3

Angi/o

= vessel Angiography, angiogram (X-ray of artery)

4

Veno/phlebo

= vein Venogram (X-ray of veins), phlebitis (inflammation of veins)

5

-stasis

= to stop Hemostasis (to stop bleeding), hemostat (a clamp-like instrument)

6

-cyte

= cell Erythrocytes, leucocytes (red, white blood cells)

7

Hem/o, -emia

= blood Hypoxemia (low oxygen), hematosalpinx (blood in the uterine tubes)

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Aort/o

aorta

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Arter/o, arteri/o

artery

10

Arteriol/o

arteriole

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Atri

atrium

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Valv/o, vavul/o

valve

13

Vas/o, vascul/o

vessel, duct

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Ventricul/o

cavity, ventricle