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Coronary arteries
Arteries coming down over top of heart like a crown.
Endocardium
Inner lining of the heart.
Murmur
An extra heart sound heard between normal beats.
Myocardium
Heart muscle, muscular layer of the heart
Pericardium
Membrane sac surrounding the heart.
Pulse
Beat of the heart felt through walls of arteries.
Septum
Partition in cardiovascular system between right and left sides of heart.
Sphygmanometer
A manometer measuring pressure.
Asystole
Abscence of heartbeat.
Systole
Contractive phase of heart
Diastole
Relaxation phase of heart pumpping cycle.
Atrium
Upper chamber of heart
Ventricle
Lover chamber of heart
Pericarditis
Inflammation of the sac around the heart.
Myocardial infarction
Heart attack (dead tissue of the heart muscle)
aneurysom/o
combining form
Widening blood vessel
angi/o
combining form
vessel
aort/o - combining form

arter/o, arteri/o - comb. form
Aorta

Artery
ather/o - combining form.

atri/o - atrium
Yellowish plaque

atrium
axill/o combining form

brachi/o combining form
armpit

arm
cardi/o

cholesterol/o

combining forms
heart

lipid substance
coron/o
cyan/o
isch/o
my/o all combining forms
heart
blue
to hold back
muscle
myx/o
ox/o
pericardi/o
phleb/o
pulmon/o all combining forms
mucus
oxygen
pericardium
vein
lung
sphygm/o
steth/o
thromb/o
valv/o
valvul/o all comb. forms
pulse
chest
clot
valve
valve
vas/o
vascul/o
ven/o, ven/i
ventricul/o all comb. forms
vessel
vessel
vein
ventricle/lower heart chamber
-constriction
-dilation
-emia
-graphy
-lysis
-megaly
-meter
narrowing
widening-stretching
blood condition
process of recording
breakdown-separation
enlargement
measuring
de-
dys-
endo-
hypo-
hyper-
inter-
lack of, down
bad, difficult, painful
within
defficient, low
excessive
between
peri-
tachy-
tetra-
tri-
around
fast
four
three
-oma
-osis
-plasty
-sclerosis
-stenosis
-tomy
tumor, mass, fluid collection
condition, usually abnormal
surgical repair
hardening
tighting stricture
process of cutting
Angioplasty

Cardiac catheterization
surgical repair of vessel

Thin flexible tube guided into the heart via vein or artery