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media
middle
mediastinum
middle of chest cavity
coron(o)
crown
coronary
encircling in the manner of a crown
cardi(o)
heart
myo/cardi(o)
heart muscle
ium
membrane
Where does the human hart lie?
Mediastinum, approximately the right lower 3rd of the middle chest.
epi
around
ium
membrane
sept(o) septum
dividing wall
atri(o)
smaller chamber of heart
ventricul(o)
larger chamber of heart
aort(o)
largest artery
vena cava
largest vein
Blood from through heart.
Blood is recieved from the body into the right atrium, the right ventricle passes into the lungs leaves lungs then goes to left atrium to left ventricle to body.
vascul(o)
vessels
arteri(o)
artery
arteriol(o)
little artery
capillary
hairlike
phleb(o)
vein
vascul(o)/vas(o)/angi(o)
vessel
arteri(o)
artery
dilation
increase diameter
constriction
decrease diameter
ascending
upward
descending
downward
stenosis
narrowing
sclerosis
hardening
malacia
softening
aneurysm
sac like dilation of artery
varicose
sac like dilation of vein
ather(o)
yellow fatty plaque
occlusion
blockage
sinoatrial node
pacemaker of the heart
atrioventricular node
pacemaker of ventricle
purkinje fibers
heart muscle
arrhythmia
without rhythm
dysrhythmia
bad rhythm
heart block
impairment in conduction
fibrillation
rapid and uncoordinated
asystole/arrest
absence of contration
corony occulsion
obstruction/closure
coronory thrombosis, atherosclerosis, emboli
clot
arteriosclerosis
blockage