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erythr
red
occlusion
blocked vessel
occlude
verb for block a vessel
aort
aorta
cardi
heart
ischemia
blood flow is interrupted
embolism
moving clot
peri
surrounding
epi
upon (as lining UPON heart)
endo
inside (as lining inside heart)
endocardium
inner lining of heart
epicardium
outer membrane right on top of heart.
pericardium
surrounding heart (surrounding is on top, too) so same as epicardium.
incise
remove or excise such as ectomy..surgery
stasis
controlling or stopping.
electr
electricity
son
sound
vas
vessel
y (not a typo)
suffix makes noun....for a condition
erythremia
combines erythr and emia : too many red blood cells
erythrocytopenia
lacking in normal red blood cells.
myocardium
muscle layer of the heart
ic/ac
adjective suffixes
echo
combining form meaning sound made by reflected sound waves.
echocardiogram
a record of sound waves reflected through the heart
rad/o
refers to radiation..such as xrays
algia
pain
cardialgia
pain in the heart.
scler
hardening
tachycardia
fast heart
angiopathy
generalized disease condition of the vessel
lymph/angio/pathy
generalized disease condition of lymph vessesl
plasty
repair...as in plastic surgery
angiosclerosis
hardening of the vessel
vascular system
blood vessels
arterio/stasis
flow through artery
phlebo/stasis
control in the flow through vein
aneurysm
widening
arteri
artery
ech
reflected sound
fibr
fibrous
hemat
blood
leuk
white
lymph
lymph
melan
black
radi
xray
thromb
clot
vas
vessel
brady
slow
ectomy
excision
genic
to generate
graph
(recording) instrument
ia
noun=condition
itis
inflamation
megaly
enlarged
osis
condition
phobia
fear
scopy
process of using scope
angio
vessel
ather
thick fatty
hem
blood
isch
stopped flow
lip
fat
megal
enlarged
phleb
vein
scler
hard
tom
slice
tachy
fast
emia
blood condition
gram
picture
graphy
process of making a picture

(sonography)
logist
one who studies
lysis
destruction
oma
tumor
penia
low number
scope
looking instrument