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One who specializes in the study of diseases and disorders of the heart.
The study of the heart
Inflammation of the heart
Pertaining to the heart
Any condition of the skin.
Inflammation of the skin of the extremities. -itis is a suffix, -dermat is a word root, -acr ( extremities) is a word root.
Any disease that affects the structure and function of the heart. There are two root words: cardi and my (meaning muscle).
A combining form is created when a word root is combined with a vowel.
Pertaining to the electrical properties of the muscle. There are two roots : my and electr.
Literally means any disease of the lymph nodes (but refers to enlargement of the lymph nodes, by dictionary definition). There are two roots: lymph and aden (meaning gland).
Enlargement of the heart.
Pain in the heart.
Surgical puncture of the heart.
Megaly or Megal/o
Within or inner.
Within the heart, inner lining of the heart. -um (structure, tissue, or thing) is a noun suffix.
Structure, tissue, or thing.
Pertaining to within the heart.
Pertaining to around the heart. -peri (around) -al (pertaining to ).