Cardiovascular system

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Cardiovascular system
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  1. angi/o
    vessel
  2. aneurysm/o
    aneurysm
  3. aort/o
    aorta
  4. arter/o
    artery
  5. arteri/o
    artery
  6. ather/o
    yellowish plaque fatty substance
  7. atri/o
    atrium, upper heart chamber
  8. brachi/o
    arm
  9. cardi/o
    heart
  10. cholesterol/o
    cholesterol
  11. coron/o
    heart
  12. cyan/o
    blue
  13. myx/o
    mucus
  14. ox/o
    oxygen
  15. pericardi/o
    pericardium
  16. phleb/o
    vein
  17. rrhythm/o
    rhythm
  18. sphygm/o
    pulse
  19. steth/o
    chest
  20. thromb/o
    clot
  21. vavul/o
    valve
  22. valv/o
    valve
  23. vas/o
    vessel
  24. vascul/o
    vessel
  25. ven/o
    vein
  26. ven/i
    vein
  27. ventricul/o
    ventricle, lower heart chamber
  28. ACLS
    advanced cardiac life support
  29. AED
    automatic external defibrillator
  30. AF, A-fib
    artrial fibrillation
  31. AS
    aortic stenosis
  32. ASD
    atrial septal defect
  33. CABG
    coronary artery hypass grafting
  34. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  35. CCU
    coronary care unit
  36. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  37. CK
    creatine kinase
  38. DSA
    digital subtraction angiography
  39. DVT
    deep vein thormbosis
  40. ECG
    electrocardiography
  41. ECHO
    echocardiography
  42. HDL
    high density lipoprotein
  43. HTN
    hypertension
  44. LDL
    low density lipoprotein
  45. LVH
    left ventricular hypertorphy
  46. MI
    myocardial infarction
  47. DSA
    digital subtaction angiography
  48. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  49. PAC
    premature atrial contraction
  50. PVC
    premature ventricular contraction
  51. SOB
    shortness of breath
  52. PTCA
    percutaneous transluminal coronary angiography
  53. PAT
    paroxysmal atrial tachycardia

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