medical terminology chapter 18

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  1. angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o
    vessel
  2. aort/o
    Aorta= largest artery in the bory
  3. arter/o
    artery
  4. arteriosclerosis
    hardening of the arteries
  5. ather/o
    yellowish plaque, fathy sustance
  6. atherosclerosis
    hardening of the arteries due to yellowish plaque
  7. atri/o
    atrium
  8. atrioventricular
    pertaining to the atrium and the ventricules
  9. brachi/o
    arm
  10. brachiocephalic
    pertaining to the head and arm
  11. deoxygenated
    lacking oxygen
  12. pericardi/o
    pericardium
  13. phleb/o, ven/o, ven/i
    vein
  14. rrhythm/o
    rhythm
  15. arrhythmia
    condition of no rhythms
  16. sphygm/o
    pulse
  17. sphygmanometer
    instrument that measures pressure
  18. steth/o
    chest
  19. valvul/o, valv/o
    valve
  20. vasoconstriction
    narrowing of a vessel
  21. cardiovascular
    pertaining to the heart and blood vessels
  22. venule
    small vein
  23. ventricul/o
    ventricule, lower heart chamber
  24. spher/o
    round
  25. -lytic
    reducing, destroying, separating, breaking down
  26. -oid
    resembling
  27. xiphoid
    resembling a sword
  28. macrophage
    large phagocytes
  29. -poiesis
    formation
  30. hemopoiesis
    formation of blood cells
  31. andr/o
    man or male
  32. androgen
    hormone produce by testicles
  33. dips/o
    thirst
  34. polydipsia
    very thirsty
  35. estr/o
    female
  36. gonad/o
    sexglands
  37. home/o
    sameness
  38. lact/o
    milk
  39. prolacten
    substance produce before producing milk
  40. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  41. paphys
    growing
  42. somat/o
    body
  43. toc/o
    birth or labor
  44. -agon
    to assemble
  45. -tropin
    substance that estimulate
  46. -uria
    urine condition
  47. tri-
    three

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