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angio, vaso, vasculo

aorto

artero, arterio

arteriolo

cardio

phlebo, veni, veno

venulo
vessel

aorta

artery

arteriole

heart

vein

venule
endocardio

myocardio

pericardio
endocardium

myocardium

pericardium
arti

corono

mediastino
atrium

crown

mediastinum
oxi

pulmono

septo
oxygen

lung

septum; partition
sino

stetho, thoraco

valvo, valvulo

ventriculo
sinus

chest

valve

ventricle
-ole
small or little
venipuncture + phlebotomy
opening of a vein to draw blood for lab analysis
mediastinum
an area in the chest cavity btwn the lungs and contains the heart and its large vessels, the trachea, the esophagusm and nearby structures like lymph nodes
coronary
encircling like a crown; blood vessels that supply oxygen to the heart encircle it in a crownlike fashion so they are called coronary arteries
sinus
cavity or channel
hypertension

hypotension
increased BP

decreased BP
sphygmomanometer
measures BP
systole

diastole
blood pressure at its highest point which is when the ventricles contract


relaxation of the ventricles
tachycardia


bradycardia
pulse rate greater than 100 beats a min


pulse rate less than 60 beats a min
echocardiography

echocardiogram
use of ultrasonography in diagnosing heart disease


record of the heart obtained by directing ultrasonic waves through the cehst wall and shows the chambers of the heart and large thrombus
rhythmo, rrhythmo

de-

-stenosis
rhythm

down, from, or reversing

narrowing; stricture
hypovelmia
an abnormally low circulation blood volume
aneurysmo

athero

embolo
aneurysm

yellowish, fatty plaque

embolus
sclerosis/stricture
constriction or narrowing of a passage of orifice
aneurysm

embolus
localized dialtion or ballooning out of the wall of a blood vessel

foreign matter that circulates the bloodstream until it becomes lodged in a smaller vessel (embolism)
hemorrhoids


phlebostasis
type of varicose veins in the lower rectum or auns


may be a spontaneous slowing down of blood flow in a vein or the result of a deliberate act in which one compresses the vein to control the flow of blood temporarily
endarterectomy
surgical excision of arteriosclerotic plaque from the inner wall of an obstructed artery
adeno

adenoido

lympho

lymphadeno

lymphangio

lymphato
gland

adenoids

lymph, lymphatics

lymph node

lymph vessel

lymphatics
spleno

thymo

tonsillo
spleen

thymus

tonsil