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Flashcards in UNIT 4 - The Cardiovascular System - COMBINING FORMS Deck (28):
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aneurysm/o

aneurysm

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angi/o

vessel (blood)

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aort/o

aorta

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arteri/o

artery

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ather/o

atheroma

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atri/o

atrium

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cardi/o

heart

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ech/o

echo/reflected sound

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electr/o

electrical

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embol/o

embolus, blockage, plug

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dynam/o

force, power

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isch/o

holding back, reducing, suppressing

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man/o

pressure

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my/o

muscle

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necr/o

death

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pericardi/o

pericardium

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phleb/o

vein

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phon/o

speech, sound, voice

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sphygm/o

pulse

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sten/o

narrow, constricted

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steth/o

chest, breast

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thromb/o

thrombus, clot

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valv/o

valve

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valvul/o

valve

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vas/o

vessel; duct; vas deferens

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venacav/o

vena cava (great vein)

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ven/o

vein

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ventricul/o

ventricle (of heart or brain)

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