Circulatory Systems

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tchmura
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91697
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Circulatory Systems
Updated:
2011-06-22 19:37:06
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Chp3 Root terms Circulatory
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The cardiovascular system includes your heart, arteries, veins, capillaries, and blood; while
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  1. Root:

    angio (an + gee + oh)
    vessel

    • Medical Term:
    • angiogram (vessel study)
  2. Root:

    aortal (ay + or + tuh)
    aorta, main artery

    • Medical Term:
    • aortalgia (aorta pain)
  3. Root:

    arterio (ar + teer + ee + oh)
    artery

    • Medical Term:
    • arteriosclerosis (condition of hard arteries)
  4. Root:

    cardio (car + dee + oh)
    heart

    • Medical Term:
    • cardiology (heart, study of)
  5. Root:

    emboli (em + bo + lie)
    vessel obstruction

    • Medical Term:
    • embolectomy (embolus, removal of)
  6. Root:

    emia (em + ee + uh)
    blood

    • Medical Term:
    • anemia (without blood)
  7. Root:

    hema, hemo (he + muh, he + moe)
    blood

    • Medical Term:
    • hematoma (blood tumor)
  8. Root:

    phleb (fleab)
    vein

    • Medical Term:
    • phlebotomy (vein incision)
  9. Root:

    thrombo (throm + bow)
    blood clot

    • Medical Term:
    • thrmbophelbits (clotted vein)
  10. Root:

    varico (vair + ee + co)
    varicose veins

    • Medical Term:
    • varicocele (twisted veins, tumor)
  11. Root:

    vaso (vay + so)
    blood vessel

    • Medical Term:
    • vasoconstriction (tightened vessel)
  12. Root:

    vena (vee + nuh)
    vein

    • Medical Term:
    • vena cava (large vein)
  13. Root:

    ventricu (ven +trick + you)
    heart cavity

    • Medical Term:
    • ventriculitis (ventricle inflammation)
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