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aneurysm/o
widening, a widened blood vessel
angi/o
vascul/o
vessel (usually blood or lymph)
aort/o
aorta
arteri/o
artery
arteriol/o
arteriole
atri/o
atrium
ather/o
fatty plaque
cardi/o
heart
electr/o
electricity
embol/o
plug
hemangi/o
blood vessel
my/o
muscle
phleb/o
ven/o
vein
scler/o
hardening; sclera (white of eye)
sept/o
septum
sphygm/o
pulse
sten/o
narrowing, stricture
thromb/o
blood clot
ventricul/o
ventricle (of the heart or brain)
-gram
record, writing
-graph
instrument of recording
-graphy
process of recording
-sphyxia
pulse
-stenosis
narrowing, stricture
brady-
slow
endo-
within
extra-
outside
peri-
around
tachy-
rapid
trans-
across
aneurysm
abnormal dilation of vessel, usually in the artery
arrest
condition of being stopped or bringing to a stop
cardiac arrest
loss of effective cardiac function, which results in cessation of circulation
circulatory arrest
cessation of the circulation of blood due to ventricular standstill or fibrillation
arrhythmia
inability of the heart to maintain a steady rhythm, possibly including a rapid or slow beat or "skipping" a beat