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Aneurysm/o
a widening, a widening blood vessel.
Angi/o
Vessel ( usually blood or lymph).
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
vein
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 or writing
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-sphyxia
pulse
-stenosis
narrowing;stricture
brady-
slow
endo-
in;within
extra-
outside
peri-
around
tachy-
rapid
trans-
across
PTCA
Percutaneous Transluminal
Coronary Angioplasty
AST
Angiotensin sensitivity test
CPK
Death of heart tissue
LDH
Death of heart tissue
ASHD
Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
CAD
Coronary Artery disease
CCU
Critical Care Unit
MI
Myocardial Infarction
MVP
Mital Valve Prolapse
TMR
Transmyocardial revascularization (blast holes into the heart)
EECP
Enhanced External Counterpulsation (cuffs on legs, increase blood circulation).
SA
Sinoatrial node (pacemaker)
P Wave
When electricity is in the atrium
QRS Wave
When electricity is in the Ventricle.
T Wave
Relaxed