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card/o, cardi/o

heart

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angi/o, vas/o

blood vessels or lymph vessels

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arteri/o

artery, arteries

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capill/o

capillaries

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phleb/o, ven/o

veins

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hem/o, hemat/o

blood, relating to the blood

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aort/o

aorta

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ather/o

plaque or fatty substance

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brady-

slow

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-crasia

a mixture or blending

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-emia

blood or blood condition

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erythr/o

red

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leuk/o

white

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tachy-

fast, rapid

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thromb/o

clot (blood clot)

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ven/o

vein

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valvul

valve

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coron

crown

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embol

something inserted

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chromat

color

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-penia

defiency

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bacter

bacteria

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blast

immature

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-lytic

destroy

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atri/o

atrium, atria (heart)

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myocardi/o, cardiomy/o

heart muscle

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systole

contraction

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myel/o

bone marrow or spinal cord

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intra-

within

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The abnormal narrowing of an opening.

Stenosis