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angi/o
blood or lymph vessels
aort/o
aorta
arteri/o
artery
ather/o
plaque, fatty substance
brady-
slow
cardi/o
heart
coron/o
coronary, crown
-emia
blood, blood condition
erythro/o
red
hem/o; hemat/o
blood
leuk/o
white
phleb/o
vein
tachy-
fast, rapid
thromb/o
clot
ven/o
vein
systolic
heart rhythm
diastolic
normal rhythmically occurring relaxation and dilation of the heart
serum
clear yellowish fluid separating whole blood into its solid and liquid components, after it clots
fibrinogen and/or prothrombin
a protein in the blood plasma that is essential for the coagulation of blood and is converted to fibrin by the action of thrombin in the presence of ionized calcium
plaque
engraved disk on wall
infarct
necrosis as a result of obstruction of local blood supply
perfusion
(act of) to coat or permeate with liquid, color, or light
aneurysm
dilataion of a blood vessel caused by a disease or weakening of the vessels wall
embolus
foreign body travels through the blood stream and lodges so it obstructs or occlude a blood vessel
septicemia
a systemic disease caused by pathogenic organs or their toxins in the blood stream
Anemia
A pathological deficiency in the oxygen carrying component of the blood (measured)
Diuretic
tending to increase the discharge of urine
vasodilator
causes vasodilation (dialation of blood vessel such as a nerve or drug
Vasoconstrictor
causes vasoconstrictor (by nerve or drug)
Homeostasis
maintain equilibrium