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cardi/o, card/o

heart

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arteri/o

arteries

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ven/o, phleb/o

veins

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hem/o, hemat/o

blood

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aort/o

Aorta, main trunk of artery

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plasm/o

plasma, liquid portion of blood

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ather/o

plaque

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lymph

lymph/o

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lymphaden/o

lymph node, lymph gland

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spleen

splen/o, stores blood and destroys worn out red blood cells

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myel/o

bone marrow

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coronary

pertaining to the heart vessels. Coron/o= coronary or head/crown

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ischemic, ischemia

deficiency or blood flow

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myocardial infarction

heart attack

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infarct

area of necrosis(tissue death) caused by lack of blood flow

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dysrhythmia

an irregular heart beat

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bradycardia

an abnormally slow heart beat

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tachycardia

an abnormally fast heart beat
>100 bpm

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palpitation

pounding or racing heart beat

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palpation

to use finger to feel for size, texture, consistency

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sphymomanometer

instrument used to measure blood press

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stethoscope

instrument used to listen to heat beat

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angi/o

blood vessels

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thrombosis

thrombo= clot osis= abnormal condition

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aneurysm

weak spot, enlargement of wall of artery

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varicose veins

abnormally swollen veins
usually in the legs

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erythocytopenia

Erythr/o = red
cyt/o = cell
-penia = deficiency of

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hematocytopenia

abnormal deficiency of blood cells

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febrille (pyrosis)

to have a fever

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-thermia

heat

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afebrile

without fever

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hypothermia

below temp

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hyperthermia

above temp

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antibiotic

drug that treats bacterial infection

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vaccine

inactivated microorganisms administered by injection

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BP

blood pressure

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hypotension

lower than normal BP

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hypertension

higher than normal BP

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EKG ECG

electrocardiogram

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ECHO

Echocardiogram

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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HR

Heart Rate

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Rh

blood type

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RR

Respiration rate

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T

temperature 98.6= avg

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VS

Vital signs

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HCT

hematocrit

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HGB

hemoglobin

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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BMT

Bone marrow transplant

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CBC

complete blood count