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Atherosclerosis:
Ather/O-Root
with combining vowel means artery
Condition of harding of arteries
Sclerosis:
(osis-co ndition of)
(scler-harding)
Condition of hardening
Cardiolgy:
cardi/o-heart:root
logy-study of:suffix
Study of the heart
Electrocardiography:
recording of the electrical activity of the heart.
electr/o-root/comb vowel-electric
cardi/o-root/comb vowel-heart-gram-suffix-record
Hypertension:
high blood pressure
hyper-preffix-above normal excessive,
tention-root(L)tenso-to stretch
Myocardial:pertaining to the muscles of the heart.
myo-root-muscle
cardio-root-heart
al-suffix-pertaining to
PERICARDIAL:
around the heart
peri-prefix-around,about
cardi-heart
al-suffix-pertaining to
Phlebitis:
Inflammation of the veins
phleb-root-vein
itis-suffix-inflammation of
Subclavian:
below the clavicle
sub-prefix-under,below
clav-root-clavicle
ian-suffix-a conditoin
Thombitis:
Inflammation of a clot
thromb-root-means clot
itis-suffix-inflammation of
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
HEART:
Two-sided,double pump
Weighs less than a pound
Little bigger than a fist
Located between the lungs in the thoracic cavity.
Positioned partially to the left of the sternum.