Chapter 8 Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System

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Chapter 8 Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System
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  1. aort(o)
    aorta
  2. arter(o), arteri(o)
    artery
  3. arteriol(o)
    arteriole
  4. phleb(o), ven(i), ven(o)
    vein
  5. venul(o)
    venule
  6. endocardi(o)
    endocardium

    endocardium-membrane inside the ehart
  7. myocardio(o)
    myocardium

    myocardium- cardiac muscle tissue
  8. pericardi(o)
    pericardium

    pericardium-encloses the heart
  9. atri(o)
    atrium
  10. coron(o)
    crown

    -coronary( encircling in the manner of a crown)
  11. mediastin(o)
    mediastinum

    • chest cavity between the lungs
    • contains heart and trachea and esophagus
  12. ox(i)
    oxygen
  13. pulmon(o)
    lung
  14. sept(o)
    septum; partition

    septum-four chambered heart is separated into right and left chambers
  15. sin(o)
    sinus
  16. steth(o), thorac(o)
    chest
  17. valv(o), valvul(o)
    valve
  18. ventricul(o)
    ventricle
  19. -ole
    small
  20. rhythm(o), rrhythm(o)
    rhythm
  21. de-
    down, from, or reversing
  22. scler(o), -sclerosis
    hard, hardening
  23. -stenosis
    narrowing, stricture
  24. aneurysm(o)
    aneurysm
  25. ather(o)
    yellow, fatty plaque
  26. embol(o)
    embolus
  27. aden(o)
    gland
  28. adenoid(o)
    adenoids
  29. lymph(o)
    lymph, lumphatics
  30. lymphaden(o)
    lymph node
  31. lymphangi(o)
    lymph vessel
  32. lymphat(o)
    lymphatics
  33. splen(o)
    spleen
  34. thym(o)
    thymus
  35. tonsill(o)
    tonsil
  36. Venules
    join capillaries and veins
  37. Systemic circulation
    general circulation that carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the tissues of the body and returns the blood with much of its oxygen exchanged for carbon dioxide back to the heart.
  38. Pulmonary cirulation
    the circuit that the blood makes from the heart to the lungs for the purpose of ridding the body of carbon dioxide and picking up oxygen
  39. pulmon(o)
    lungs
  40. AV, A-V
    antrioventricular
  41. (SA)
    sino/atrial node

    stimulate contrction
  42. systole
    ventricles contract
  43. diastole
    relax ventricles
  44. CK
    creatine kinase
  45. LDH
    lactate Dehydrogenase
  46. CHF
    congestive heart disease

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