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-ad

toward; caudad

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aneurysm/o

aneurysm (widening, bulge); aneurysmectomy

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angi/o

vessel; angiography

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aort/o

aorta; largest; artery; aorta

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arter/o, arter/i, arteri/o

artery; artery; arteriosclerosis

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arteriol/o

little artery (arteriole)

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card/i* and cardi/o

heart - * card/i rarely used; use with -ia and –itis only per Chapter 1 notes; cardia; cardiologist

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ather/o

fatty; yellowish plaque or fatty material; atheroma

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atri/o

atrium; atrioventricular

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cav/o

cave, cavity, cavern, space; vena cava

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cor/o, coron/o

heart; cordate, coronary

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cusp/o

point; bicuspid

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ech/o

sound; echocardiogram

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-ectasis

dilation, stretching; cardiectasis

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embol/o

embolus (dislodged clot); embolism

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furc/o

division, fork; bifurcation

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hemangi/o

blood vessel; hemangioma

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inter-

between; interventricular

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-manometer

instrument to measure pressure; sphygmomanometer

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my/o, myo-

muscle; myocardium

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necr/o

death (of tissue); necrosis

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noct/o

night; nocturia

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dynamics

force; phlebodynamics

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strept/o, -strepsis

twisted; arteriostrepsis

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norm/o

normal, usual; normotensive

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oxy/o, ox/i, ox/o

oxygen; oximeter

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orex/i

appetite; anorexia

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-palpation

feeling; sphygomopalpation

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peri-

around, surrounding; pericarditis

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pericardi/o

pericardium; pericardial

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phleb/o

vein; phlebotomy

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hythm/o, rrhythm/o

rhythm; dysrhythmia, arrhythmia

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-sclerosis, scler/o

hard, hardening; arteriosclerosis

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sept/o

septum (dividing wall or partition); septum

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ser/o

blood serum; serum

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sin/o

sinus (hollow, cavity); sinus

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som/o, somat/o

body; somatic

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sphygm/o

pulse; sphygmomanometer

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sten/o

narrowing, constriction; stenosis

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-stenosis

narrowing; arteriostenosis

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steth/o

chest; stethoscope

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stom/o, stomat/o

mouth; stomatitis

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-tension

pressure; hypertension

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thromb/o

clot, lump; thrombosis

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valv/o, valvul/o

valve; valvulitis

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varic/o

twisted, swollen vein; varicose

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vas/o

blood vessel, canal for carrying fluid; vasoconstrictor

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vascul/o

vessel; cardiovascular

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ven/o

vein; venous

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venul/o

venule (little vein); venular

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ventricul/o

ventricle of the heart or brain; small cavity or chamber; ventriculogram