med term chap. 11

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med term chap. 11
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  1. ater/o

    arteri/0
    artery
  2. -megaly
    englargement
  3. aort/0
    aorta
  4. sphygm/0
    pulse
  5. steth/o
    chest
  6. thromb/o
    clot
  7. -meter
    measure
  8. -tomy
    process of cutting
  9. brady-
    slow
  10. atri/0
    • atrium,
    • upper heart chamber
  11. axill/o
    armpit
  12. brachi/0
    arm
  13. cardi/0
    heart
  14. cholesterol/0
    cholesterol (a lipid substance)
  15. coron/0
    heart
  16. cyan/o
    blue
  17. my/0
    muscle
  18. myx/0
    mucus
  19. ox/o
    oxygen
  20. pericardi/o
    pericardium
  21. phleb/o
    vein
  22. pulmon/o
    lung
  23. rrhythm/o
    rhythm
  24. valv/o
    valve
  25. valvul/o
    valve
  26. vas/o
    vessel
  27. vascul/o
    vessel
  28. ven/o,

    ven/i
    vein
  29. ventricul/o
    ventricle, lower heart chamber
  30. -dilation
    widening, stretching, expanding
  31. -emia
    blood condition
  32. -lysis
    separation breakdown loosening destruction
  33. angi/0
    vessel
  34. ather/0
    yellowish plaque fatty substance
  35. isch/0
    hold back, back
  36. -constriction
    narrowing
  37. -graphy
    process of recording
  38. -sclerosis
    hardening
  39. -stenosis
    tightening stricture
  40. a- an-
    no not without
  41. de-
    lack of , down, less, removal of
  42. endo-
    in within
  43. hyper-
    above, excessive
  44. hypo-
    below deficient less than normal under
  45. inter-
    between
  46. peri-
    surrounding
  47. tachy-
    fast
  48. tetra-
    four
  49. tri-
    three
  50. aneurysm/o
    aneurysm, widened blood vessel
  51. -osis
    condition , usually abnormal
  52. - oma
    tumor, mass, fluid collection
  53. -plasty
    surgical repair

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