Cardiovascular System

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MyMichele25
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Cardiovascular System
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2011-10-05 15:45:47
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Combining Forms and Suffixes of the Cardiovascular System
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  1. -sphyxia
    • pulse
    • a/sphyxia - without a pulse; also called suffocation
  2. ventricul/o
    • ventricle (of the heart or brain)
    • ventricul/ar - pertaining to a ventricle (chamber of the heart or brain)
  3. thromb/o
    • blood clot
    • thromb/o/lysis - destruction of a blood clot
  4. sten/o
    • narrowing, stricture
    • sten/o/tic - pertaining to a narrowing or stricture
  5. sphygm/o
    • pulse
    • sphygm/oid
    • resembling a pulse
  6. phleb/o
    • vein
    • phleb/ectasis - expansion of a vein
  7. sept/o
    • septum
    • sept/o/stomy - forming an opening in the septum
  8. scler/o
    • hardening; sclera (white of the eye)
    • arteri/o/scler/osis - abnormal condition of hardening of the artery
  9. ven/o
    • vein
    • ven/o/stasis - standing still of (blood in a) vein; also called phlebostasis
  10. my/o
    • muscle
    • my/o/cardi/al - pertaining to heart muscle
  11. hemangi/o
    • blood vessel
    • hemangi/oma - tumor of the blood vessels
  12. embol/o
    • embolus (plug)
    • embol/ectomy - removal of an embolus
  13. electr/o
    • electricity
    • electr/o/cardi/o/gram - record of the electrical (impulses) of the heart
  14. cardi/o
    • heart
    • cardi/o/megaly - enlargement of the heart
  15. ather/o
    • fatty plaque
    • ather/oma - tumor of fatty plaque
  16. atri/o
    • atrium
    • atri/o/megaly - enlargement of the atrium
  17. arteriol/o
    • arteriole
    • arteriol/itis - inflammation of an arteriole
  18. arteri/o
    • artery
    • arteri/o/rrhexis - rupture of an artery
  19. aort/o
    • aorta
    • aort/o/stenosis - narrowing of the aorta
  20. vascul/o
    • vessel (usually blood or lymph)
    • vascul/itis - inflammation of the (blood) vessels
  21. angi/o
    • vessel (usually blood or lymph)
    • angi/o/plasty - surgical repair of a vessel
  22. aneurysm/o
    • widened blood vessel
    • aneurysm/o/rrhaphy - suture of the aneurysm

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