Cardiovascular System

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Cardiovascular System
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  1. brady-



    prefix
    slow



    prefix
  2. echo-



    prefix
    sound



    prefix
  3. tachy-



    prefix
    rapid, fast



    prefix
  4. -cardia   (2)



    suffix
    heart condition, condition of the heart



    suffix
  5. -cardia   (2)



    suffix
    heart beat



    suffix
  6. -megaly



    suffix
    enlargement



    suffix
  7. -sclerosis



    suffix
    hardening



    suffix
  8. scler/o



    cf
    hardening



    cf
  9. -tension   (4)



    suffix
    process of stretching



    suffix
  10. -tension   (4)



    suffix
    tension



    suffix
  11. -tension   (4)



    suffix
    stretching



    suffix
  12. -tension    (4)



    suffix
    pressure



    suffix
  13. -therapy



    suffix
    treatment



    suffix
  14. angi/o



    cf
    vessel, duct



    cf
  15. ather/o



    cf
    fatty plaque



    cf
  16. coron/o



    cf
    heart



    cf
  17. endocardi/o



    cf
    endocardium



    cf
  18. myocardi/o



    cf
    myocardium



    cf
  19. phleb/o



    cf
    vein  (2)



    cf
  20. valvul/o



    cf
    valve



    cf
  21. ventricul/o



    cf
    ventricle



    cf
  22. arteri/o



    cf
    artery



    cf
  23. atri/o



    cf
    atrium



    cf
  24. cyan/o



    cf
    blue



    cf
  25. lumin/o



    cf
    lumen  (an opening)



    cf
  26. pericardi/o



    cf
    pericardium



    cf
  27. sept/o



    cf
    septum   (wall)



    cf
  28. vascul/o



    cf
    vessel



    cf
  29. ven/o



    cf
    vein  (2)



    cr
  30. EKG



    abbreviation
    electrocardiography



    abbreviation  (2)
  31. ECG




    abbreviation
    electocardiography



    abbreviation   (2)
  32. CABG



    abbreviation
    coronary artery bypass graft



    abbreviation
  33. PTCA



    abbreviation
    percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty



    abbreviation
  34. HTN



    abbreviation
    hypertension



    abbreviation
  35. MI



    abbreviation
    myocardial infarction



    abbreviation
  36. aneurysm



    non-decodable vocabulary
    localized widening or ballooning out of an artery



    non-decodable vocabulary
  37. angina pectoris



    non-decodable vocabulary
    chest pain



    non-decodable vocabulary
  38. arrhythmia



    non-decodable vocabulary
    problem in conduction system of the heart



    non-decodable vocabulary
  39. auscultation   (2)



    non-decodable vocabulary
    listening to body sounds (usually done with a stethoscope)



    non-decodable vocabulary
  40. diaphoresis



    non-decodable vocabulary
    profuse sweating



    non-decodable vocabulary
  41. heart failure  (2)



    non-decodable vocabulary
    inability of the heart muscle to pump blood efficiently


    non-decodable vocabulary
  42. heart failure   (2)



    non-decodable vocabulary
    congestive heart failure



    non-decodable vocabulary
  43. hypertension


    non-decodable vocabulary
    • elevated blood pressure
    • (primary-idiopathic; secondary-in response to another disorder)


    non-decodable vocabulary
  44. infarction



    non-decodable vocabulary
    death of tissue due to blockage of blood supply



    non-decodable vocabulary
  45. infarct



    non-decodable vocabulary
    death of tissue due to blockage of blood supply



    non-decodable vocabulary
  46. myocardial infarction   (2)



    non-decodable vocabulary
    • death of heart muscle due to
    • occlusion (blockage of blood supply)


    non-decodable vocabulary
  47. myocardial infarction   (2)



    non-decodable vocabulary
    heart attack



    non-decodable vocabulary
  48. palpitations



    non-decodable vocabulary
    pounding, racing, or abnormal beating of the heart that one can feel



    non-decodable vocabulary
  49. venipunture



    non-decodable vocabulary
    synonymous with phlebotomy



    non-decodable vocabulary

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