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aort/o
aorta
arteri/o
artery
ather/o
soft,pasty
atri/o
the atrium, atrial
cardi/o
1. heart
2. esophageal opening of the stomach
hol/o
whole, entire, complete
pleur/a, pleur/o
rib, side, pleura
thorac/o, thoracic/o
chest
valv/o, valvul/o
valve
vas/o, vascul/o
vessel, blood vessel
ven/i, ven/o
veins
ventricul/o
ventricle
semi - lunar
semilunar
half - relating to the moon or month
resembling the moon in shape, especially a half moon
vas/o, vascul/o
vessel, blood vessel
ven/i, ven/o
veins
arteri/o - ven/o - ous
arteriovenous
artery - vein - pertaining to, relating to
relating to both an artery and a vein or to both arteries and veins in general; both arterial and venous
stern/o
the sternum, sternal
arteri/o - sclerosis

arteriosclerosis
artery - hardening

hardening of the arteries
brady - cardi/o - ia

bradycardia
slow - heart - condition or state

slowness of hearbeat usually defined (by convention) as a rate under 50 beats/min
cardi/o - my/o - pathy

cardiomyopathy
heart - muscle - disease

disease of the myocardium; a primary disease of heart muscle in the absence of the known underlying etiology
my/o - cardi/o - al

myocardial
muscle - heart - pertaining to, relating to

relating to the middle layer of the heart, which consists of cardiac muscle
peri - cardi/o - itis

pericarditis
around, about, near - heart - inflammation

inflammation of the pericardium
semi - lunar

semilunar
half - relating to the moon or month

resembling the moon in shape, especially a half moon
supra - ventricul/o - ar

supraventricular
above - ventricle - pertaining to, relating to

above the vetnricles; especially applied to rhythms originating from centers proximal to the ventricles
tachy - cardi/o - ia

tachycardia
rapid - heart - state, condition

rapid beating of the heart, conventionally applied to rates faster than 90 beats/min