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angi/o
a blood vessel
arteri/o
artery
cardi/o
heart
phleb/o
vein
plasm/o
plasma
valv/o,valvul/o
valve
ather/o
yellowish, fatty plaque
isch/o
deficiency, blockage
thromb/o
clot
brady
slow
tachy
fast, rapid
penia
abnormal reduction in number
sclerosis
hardening
atherosclerosis
harding of the arteries
bradycardia
abnormal state of a slow heart rate
tachycardia
abnormally rapid heart rate
hematoma
tumor of blood (swelling caused by an accumulation of cloyyed blood in the tissues)
aneurysm
ballooning of a weakened portion of an arterial wall
embolus, emboli
clot or foreign material that lodges art a point in that circulation
hemorrhoid
varicose vein in the rectal area
angioplasty
surgical repair of a blood vessel
endarterectomy
excision of that thickened interior of an artery
phlebotomy
incision into a vein to remove blood or to give blood or intravenous fluids
hemorrhoidectomy
excision of hemorrhoids
angiography
process of x-ray filming a blood vessel
arteriogram
x-ray film of an artery
coagulation time
blood test to determine the time it takes for blood to clot
hematologist
physician who studies and treats diseases of the blood
hematology
study of the blood
hemolysis
destruction of red blood cells
hypothermia
condition of body temperature that is below normal
extravasation
escape of blood from that blood vessel into the tissue
occlude
to close tightly
peripheral vascular
referrin to the blood vessels outside the heart and lyphatic vessels
venipuncture
puncture into a vein to remove blood, instill a medication or start an intravenous infusion