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aneurysm/o
a widening, a widened blood vessel
angi/o, vascul/o
vessel
ather/o
fatty plaque
embol/o
plug
hemangi/o
blood vessel
my/o
muscle
phleb/o, ven/o
vein
sphygm/o
pulse
sten/o
narrowing, stricture
thromb/o
blood clot
-sphyxia
pulse
-stenosis
narrowing, stricture
endo-
in, within
arrythmia
inability of the heart to maintain a steady rhythm
CHF
congestive heart failure; failure of the heart to supply an adequate amount of blood to tissues and organs
hypertension
elevated blood pressure; exceeding 140 mm Hg systolic or 90 mm Hg diastolic
infarct
area of tissue that undergoes necrosis following cessation of blood supply
ischemia
local and temporary deficiency of blood supply due to circulatory obstruction
BP
blood pressure
CA
cancer; chronological age; cardiac arrest
CAD
coronary artery disease
CK
creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme)
DOE
dyspnea on exertion
MI
myocardial infarction