Med Termniolgy

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Med Termniolgy
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2010-05-14 14:05:15
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  1. angi/o, vas/o
    vessels
  2. a
    aorta: this directs oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the body. the largest artery in the body
  3. arteri/o
    artery
  4. ather/o
    fatty plaque
  5. arti/o
    atrium
  6. cardi/o
    heart
  7. electr/o
    electric
  8. phleb/o, ven/o
    vein
  9. throm/o
    bood clot
  10. ventricul/o
    ventricle
  11. heart contraction
    systole
  12. heart relaxation
    diastole
  13. aden/o
    gland
  14. lymph/o
    lymph
  15. lymphaden/o
    lymph node
  16. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessels
  17. splen/o
    spleen
  18. necr/o
    death
  19. hem/o
    blood
  20. presby/o
    old
  21. -lysis
    separation, destruction, loosening
  22. -cyte
    cell
  23. -cusis
    hearing
  24. anti-
    against
  25. brady-
    slow
  26. tachy-
    rapid
  27. Arrhythmia
    irregularity or loss of rhythm of the heartbeat
  28. arteriosclerosis
    thickening, hardening and loss of the elasticity of the arterial walls. leads to altered function of tissues and organs

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