Cardiovascular System

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Cardiovascular System
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2011-11-01 17:18:53
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  1. Angio
    vessel
  2. cardio
    heart
  3. phleb
    vein
  4. atri/o
    atrium
  5. thromb/o
    clot
  6. isch/o
    deficiency, blockage
  7. brady
    slow
  8. poiesis
    formation
  9. graph
    record
  10. penia
    abnormal reduction
  11. hardening
    sclerosis
  12. cardiomegally
    enlargement of the heart
  13. valvulitis
    inflammation of the valves of the heart
  14. ischemia
    deficiency
  15. pericarditis
    inflammation of sac around the heart
  16. arterioscleriosis
    hardening of arteries
  17. pancytopenia
    abnormal reduction of all blood cells
  18. angioma
    tumor composed of blood vessels
  19. cardiomyopathy
    disease of the heart muscle
  20. lymphadeanititis
    inflammation of lymph nodes
  21. endarterectomy
    excision within artery
  22. splenopexy
    surgical fixation of spleen
  23. angioplasty
    surgical repair of blood vessel
  24. pericardiocentesis
    surgical puncture to aspire fluid from sac around the heart
  25. thymectomy
    excision of thymus gland
  26. angioscope
    instrument used for visual examination of a blood vessel
  27. electrocardiogram
    record of electrical activity of the heart
  28. venography
    radiographic image of vein
  29. echocardiogram
    record of the heart using sound
  30. cardiology
    study of the heart
  31. hemostasis
    stoppage of bleeding
  32. hypothermia
    condition of body tempurature below normal
  33. plasaphersis
    removal of liquid portion of blood
  34. phlebologist
    physician who studies and treats conditions of veins

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