Chapter 8

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Chapter 8
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  1. aneurysm/o
    widened blood vessel
  2. angi/o
    vascul/o
    vessel - blood or lymph
  3. aort/o
    aorta
  4. arteri/o
    artery
  5. arteriol/o
    arteriole
  6. atri/o
    atrium
  7. ather/o
    fatty plaque
  8. cardi/o
    heart
  9. electr/o
    electricity
  10. embol/o
    embolus - moved from somewhere else
  11. hemangi/o
    blood vessel
  12. my/o
    muscle
  13. phleb/o
    ven/o
    vein
  14. scler/o
    hardening, sclera
  15. sept/o
    septum
  16. sphygm/o
    pulse
  17. steno
    stricture, narrowing
  18. thromb/o
    blood clot
  19. ventricul/o
    ventricle
  20. gram
    recording
  21. graph
    instrument to record
  22. graphy
    process of recording
  23. sphyxia
    pulse
  24. stenosis
    stricture, narrowing
  25. brady
    slow
  26. endo
    in, within
  27. extra
    outside
  28. peri
    around
  29. tachy
    fast
  30. trans
    across
  31. aneurysm
    abnormal dilation of a vessel
  32. arrhythmia
    dysrhythmia
    inability of heart to maintain normal rhythm
  33. cardiomyopathy
    weakening of heart muscle
  34. embol-us
    • plug
    • condition
  35. fibrillation
    quivering
  36. hem/o-stasis
    • blood
    • standing still
  37. hyper-lipid-emia
    • excessive
    • fat
    • blood condition
  38. hyper-tension
    • excessive
    • to stretch
  39. infarct
    myocardinfarct
    necrosis of blood supply
  40. ischemia
    temporary deficiency of blood supply
  41. radioisotope
    Chemical radioactive tracer
  42. palpitation
    sensation the heart is not beating normal
  43. perfusion
    fluids through vessels of an organ
  44. stent
    open vessels
  45. thromb-us
    • blood clot
    • condition
  46. cardiac catheterization
    passage of a catheter into the heart
  47. electrocardiogram
    graphic line recording electrical excitation to heart
  48. angio-graphy
    • vessel
    • process of recording
  49. aorto-graphy
    • aorta
    • process of recording
  50. echo-cardi/o-graphy
    • repeated sound
    • heart
    • process of recording
  51. phon/o-cardi/o-graphy
    • voice, sound
    • heart
    • process of recording
  52. ven/o-graphy
    • vein
    • process of recording
  53. cardi/o-version
    • heart
    • turning
  54. embol-ization
    • plug
    • process
  55. scler/o-therapy
    • hardening, sclera
    • treatment
  56. angi/o-plasty
    • vessel
    • surgical repair
  57. ather-ectomy
    • fatty plaque
    • excision, removal
  58. peri-cardi/o-centesis
    • around
    • heart
    • surgical puncture
  59. thromb/o-lysis
    • blood clot
    • loosening
  60. intra-vascular
    • in, within
    • vessel
    • pertaining to
  61. valvotomy
    • valve
    • incision
  62. venipunture
    puncture of a vein

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