Chapter 10 Combining Forms

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Chapter 10 Combining Forms
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2014-10-19 15:33:49
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cardiovascular system medical terminology
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the cardiovascular system (Q: combining form / A: meaning)
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  1. angi/o, angin/o
    blood vessel
  2. aort/o
    aorta
  3. ater/o, arteri/o
    artery
  4. ather/o
    fat
  5. arti/o
    atrium
  6. card/o, cardi/o
    heart
  7. coron/o
    crown, circle, heart
  8. cyan/o
    blue
  9. ech/o
    to bounce, sound
  10. electr/o
    electricity
  11. embol/o
    a plug
  12. hemorrh/o
    likely to bleed
  13. isch/o
    to hold back, deficiency, blockage
  14. man/o
    thin
  15. my/o, myos/o
    muscle
  16. pector/o
    chest
  17. phleb/o
    vein
  18. pulmon/o
    lung
  19. rrhythm/o
    repetition, rhythm
  20. scler/o
    thick, hard; sclera
  21. sept/o
    wall, partition
  22. sphygm/o
    pulse
  23. sten/o
    narrowness, constriction
  24. steth/o
    chest
  25. tens/o
    pressure
  26. thromb/o
    clot
  27. valvul/o
    little valve
  28. varic/o
    dilated vien
  29. vas/o
    blood vessel (also means duct in the urinary system and the male reproductive system)
  30. vascul/o
    small blood vessel
  31. ven/o
    vein
  32. ventricul/o
    little belly, cavity, ventricle

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