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hemolysis
destruction of blood
vascular
pertains to vessels
aneurysm
a weakened, widened wall of a blood vessel
tachycardia
condition of increased heart rate
gastralgia
stomach pain
phlebitis
inflammation of a vein
ischemia
a stopped blood flow
arteriosclerosis
condition of hardened arteries
carditis
inflammation of the heart
myocardium
muscular layer of the heart
endocardium
inner layer of the heart
pericardium
the membrane or layer surrounding the heart
cardialgia
heart pain
angiography
the process of making a record or picture of vessels
thrombectomy
surgical excision of a blood clot
aneurysm
a weakened, widened wall of a blood vessel
angiography
the process of making a record or picture of vessels
angiopathy
disease of the vessels
angioplasty
surgical repair of a vessel
arrhythmia
abnormal rhythm of the heart
arteriography
the process of making a record or picture of arteries
arteriosclerosis
condition of hardened arteries
bradycardia
conditoin of a decreased heart rate
carialgia
heart pain
cardiologist
person who specializes in the heart
cardiology
study of the heart
cardiovascular
pertains to the heart and vessels
carditis
inflammation of the heart
cytometer
measures cells
echocardiogram
a record of sound waves reflected through the heart
electrocardiogram
a record of heart electrical activity
electrocardiography
process of obtaining an electrocardiogram (ECG)
embolism
a moving thrombus (blood clot)
endocardium
inner layer or membrane of the heart
erythrocyte
red blood cell
erythrocytopenia
decreased number of red blood cells
gastralgia
stomach pain
hematologist
person who studies blood
hematology
study of blood
hemolysis
destruction of blood
hemostasis
control of the flow of blood
ischemia
a stopped blood flow
leukemia
increase in numbers of white blood cells
leukocyte
white blood cell
leukocytosis
increased number of white blood cells
lymphatic
pertains to the lymph system
lymphocyte
lymphatic cell
lymphoma
a lymphatic tumor
melanocyte
black cell
myocardial
(adjective)pertaining to the myocardium
ex: myocarial infarction
myocardium
muscular layer of the heart
pericardium
the membrane or layer surrounding the heart
phlebitis
inflammation of a vein
phlebotomy
incision of a vein
radiogram
an X-ray
radiologist
specializes in the study of X-rays
sclerosis
hardened condition
sonograher
person who performs sonograms
stethoscope
an instument used to listen to the chest sounds
tachycardia
condition of an increased heart rate
thrombectomy
surgical excision of a blood clot
throbolysis
destruction of a blood clot
thrombophlebitis
inflammation of a vein with a clot formation
thrombosis
condition of having a blood clot
tomography
process of taking X-rays using slices
ultrasonography
the process of obtaining a sonogram
vascular
pertains to vessels
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
BPM
beats per minute
CABG
cornoary artery bypass graph
CBC
complete blood count
CHF
congestive heart failure
Diff
differential whibe blood cell
ECHO
echocardiogram
ECG, EKG
electrocariogram
HcT
hematocrit
Hgb
hemoglobin
MI
myocardial infarction (heart attack)
P
pulse
PAT
paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
RBC
red blood cell count
RT
radiographic technologist
TIA
transient ischemic attack
Vfib
ventricular fibrillation
WBC
white blood cell count
XR
x-ray
CT
computed tomography