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aden(o)
gland
adenoid(o)
adenoids
aneurysm(o)
aneurysm
angi(o)
vessel
vas(o)
vessel
vascul(o)
vessel
aort(o)
aorta
arter(o)
artery
arteri(o)
artery
arteriol(o)
arteriole
ather(o)
yellowish, fatty plaque
atri(o)
atrium
cancer(o)
cancer
carcin(o)
cancer
cardi(o)
heart
coron(o)
crown
ech(o)
sound
son(o)
sound
endocardi(o)
endocardium
immun(o)
immune
lymph(o)
lymph, lymphatics
lymphaden(o)
lymph node
lymphangi(o)
lymph vessel
lymphat(o)
lymphatics
mediastin(o)
mediastinum
myocardi(o)
myocardium
ox(i)
oxygen
pericardi(o)
pericardium
phleb(o)
vein
ven(i)
vein
ven(o)
vein
phot(o)
light
pulmon(o)
lung
rhythm(o)
rhythm
rrhythm(o)
rhythm
scler(o)
hard, hardening
sept(o)
septum; partition
sin(o)
sinus
splen(o)
spleen
steth(o)
chest
thorac(o)
chest
thym(o)
thymus
tonsill(o)
tonsil
valv(o)
valve
valvul(o)
valve
ventricul(o)
ventricle
venul(o)
venule
de-
down; from; reversing
epi-
above or upon
peri-
around
tri-
three
-ary
pertaining to
-edema
swelling
-ium
membrane
-meter
instrument used to measure
-metry
process of measuring
-ole
small
-oma
tumor; swelling
-phobia
abnormal fear
-sclerosis
abnormal hardening
-stenosis
narrowing; stricture
-stomy
artificial opening
-tome
cutting instrument
AI
aortic insufficiency
ASD
atrial septal defect
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
AST (SGOT)
aspartate aminotransferase (enzyme elevated after MI)
AV, A-V
atriventricular
BP
blood pressure
CA
carcinoma
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
CCU
critical care unit
CHF
congestive heart failure
CK (CPK)
creatine kinase
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CT, CAT
computed tomography
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
LA
left atrium
LCA
left coronary artery
LDH
lactate dehydrogenase
LV
left ventricle
MI
myocardial infarction
MVP
mitral valve prolapse
PAT
paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
PTCA
percutaneous transluminal coronary angiography
PTA
percutaneous transluminal angiplasty
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
RA
right atrium; rheumatoid arthritis
RCA
right coronary artery
RV
right ventricle
SA
sinoatrial
T&A
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
VSD
ventricular septal defect
Antihypertensives
reduce blood pressure
treat hypertension
ACE inhibitors
block formation of angiotensin 2
Calcium Channel Blockers
inhibit movement of calcium ions across cell membranes
Beta Adrenergic Blocking Agents
exert a quinidine-like effect
Diuretics
used for edema and hypertension
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors
used in glaucoma
Antianginal Drugs
used to relieve pain of acute angina pectoris and for prophylaxis
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
regulate cardiac arrhythmias
Blood Flow Agents
peripheral vasodialators
Cardiac Drugs
used in CHF, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter
Cholesterol Reducing Agents
reduce lipids in the blood
Ophthalmic Vasoconstrictors
reduce the amount of aqueous humor in the eye and dilate the pupil
Vasoconstrictors
used in shock to support blood circulation