Cardiovascular

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Cardi/o

heart

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cardiomegaly

enlarged heart

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atri/o

atrium

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atrial

pertaining to the atria

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ventricul/o

ventricle

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ventricular

pertaining to the ventricles

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aort/o

aorta

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aortostenosis

narrowing of the aorta

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ven/o

vein

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venous

pertaining to the vein

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sphygm/o

pulse pressure

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Sphymomanometer

instrument to measure puls pressure

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arteri/o

artery

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arteriogram

record of an artery

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hemangi/o

blood vessel

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hemangioma

tumor of the blood vessel

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vas/o

vessel

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vasoconstriction

narrowing of a vessel

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angi/o

vessel

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angiorraphy

suture of a vessel

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embol/o

embolusi

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embolectomy

excision of an embolus

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thromb/o

blood clot,thrombus

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thrombosis

condition of a clot

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ather/o

fatty deposit

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atherosclerosis

condition of hardening due to fatty deposits

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phleb/o

vein

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phlebotomy

incision into a vein

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arteriol/o

arteriol

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arteriolitis

inflammation of an arteriol

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venul/o

venule

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venulitis

inflammation of a venule

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cardiologist

one who studies the heart

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pericardial

pertaining to around the heart

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epicardium

upon the heart (outermost layer)

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myocardial

pertaining to the heart muscle (middle layer)

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endocardium

within the heart (innermost layer)

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atrioventricular

pertaining to the atria and the ventricles

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aortic

pertaining to the aorta

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arterial

pertaining to the artery

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phlebitis

inflammation of a vein

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electrocardiogram

record of the electrical system of the heart

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echocardiogram

recording of the echoes of the heart

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angiogram

record of a vessel

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intraveneous

within a vein

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bradycardia

slow heart rate

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tachycardia

fast heart rate

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systolic

pertaining to the contraction phase of the heart

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diastolic

pertaining to the relaxation phase of the heart

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asystole

without or absence of contraction

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hypertrophy

above normal development

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arrhythmia

a condition without rhythm

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vasocontriction

constriction of a vessel

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vasodilation

dilation of a vessel