Module 8 - The Cardiovascular and Haematological System

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Module 8 - The Cardiovascular and Haematological System
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Greco-Latin terminologies in medical and biological sciences, Module 8
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  1. aneurysm-
    aneurysm; dilation of the wall of the heart, artery, or vein
  2. angi-
    vas-*
    vascul-
    blood vessel; vessel; duct [often used instead of blood vessels even without a specific root for blood]
  3. aort-
    aorta; main vessel of arterial system
  4. arteri-
    artery [vessel that carries blood away from the heart]
  5. arteriol-
    arteriole; small artery [adjoining capillaries]
  6. atri-
    atrium [pl. atria]; chamber; cavity [in the body]
  7. capillar-
    capillary; smallest blood vessel
  8. cardi-
    heart
  9. cyt-
    cell
  10. hemat-
    haemet-
    hem-*
    haem-
    sanguin-
    blood
  11. phleb-
    ven-
    vein [vessel that carries blood to the heart]
  12. plasm-
    plasmat-
    plasma
  13. rhythm-
    rhythm; heart beat
  14. ser-
    serum
  15. sphygm-
    pulse
  16. thromb-
    clot
  17. thrombocyt-
    thrombocyte; platelet
  18. valv-
    valvul-
    valve
  19. varic-
    varix; a tortuous dilation of a vein
  20. venul-
    venule; small vein
  21. null-
    • none; no
    • *[connecting vowel is i]
  22. mon-
    un-
    • one
    • *[un- with -gravida or -para means "once"]
    • *[connecting vowel for un- is i]
  23. prim-
    • first
    • *[with -gravida or -para means "first time"]
    • *[connecting vowel is i]
  24. di-
    dipl-
    bi-*
    bin-
    • two; double
    • *[no connecting vowel follows di-, bi-, bin-]
    • *[use bi- if consonant follows, bin- if vowel follows]
  25. secund-
    • second
    • *[with -gravida or -para means "twice"]
    • *[connecting vowel is i]
  26. tert-
    • three; third
    • *[connecting vowel is i]
  27. tri-
    • three
    • *[no connecting vowel follows]
  28. tripl-
    three; triple
  29. quadr-
    • four
    • *[connecting vowel is i]
  30. quart-
    • four; fourth
    • [connecting vowel is i]
  31. quint-
    • five; fifth
    • [connecting vowel is i]
  32. pent-
    penta-
    five
  33. sext-
    • six; sixth
    • *[connecting vowel is i]
  34. hex-
    hexa-
    sex-
    six
  35. hept-
    hepta-
    sept-*
    • seven; seventh
    • *[connecting vowel for hept- and sept- is i]
  36. oct-
    octa-
    • eight; eighth
    • *[connecting vowel for oct- is i]
  37. non-*
    nona-
    • nine; ninth
    • *[connecting vowel for non- is i]
  38. dec-
    • ten; tenth; one-tenth
    • *[connecting vowel is i]
  39. mer-
    part; partial
  40. poly-
    mult-
    plur-
    • many; multiple
    • *[no connecting vowel follows poly-]
    • *[connecting vowel for mult- and plur is i]
  41. anthrac-*
    melan-
    nigr-
    black
  42. argent-*
    argyr-
    silver
  43. aur-*
    chrys-*
    golden
  44. chlor-
    virid-
    green
  45. chrom-
    chromat-
    • colourful; tinted [adj.]
    • colour; pigment [noun]
  46. cirrh-
    croc-
    flav-
    lute-
    xanth-
    yellow
  47. coccin-
    scarlet
  48. cyan-
    blue
  49. erythr-
    rhod-
    rub-
    rubr-
    rube-
    red
  50. candid-
    leuc-
    leuk-
    alb-
    albid-
    white
  51. iod-
    viol-
    violet
  52. poli-*
    whitish grey; grey
  53. purpur-
    purple
  54. -emia
    -hemia
    -aemia
    -haemia
    condition of the blood; presence of (a substance) in the blood; presence of blood in (an organ)

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