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Aneurysm/o

Aneurysm

Angi/o

Vessel

Arter/o , arteri/o

Artery

Arteriol/o

Arteriole

Ather/o

Fatty

Cardi/o

Heart

Coron/o

Heart

Echo-

Sound

Electr/o

Electrical, electricity

Endo-

Within

-graphy

Process of recording

Megal/o

Enlarged

My/o

Muscle

Ventricul/o

Ventricle of the heart or brain

Alveol/o

Alveolus

Bronch/o

Bronchus

Bronchiol/o

Bronchus

Epiglott/o

Epiglottis

Laryng/o

Larynx

Nas/o

Nose

Orth/o

Straight

Pector/o

Chest

Pharyng/o

Pharynx

Phren/o

Mind,


Also refers to the diaphragm

Pleur/o

Pleura

Pne /o

Breathing

Pneum/o

Lungs, air

Pneumon/o

Lungs, air

Pulmon/o

Lungs

Rhin/o

Nose

-scope

An instrument used to view

Sinus/o

Sinus

Thorac/o

Chest

Trache / o

Trachea

Aneurysm

Aorta

Arteriosclerosis

Artrial fibrillation

Atrial flutter

Atrioventricular node

Bradycardia

Bronchi

Bruit

Claudication

A limp

Click-murmur syndrome

Congestive heart failure

Cusps

A pointed end where two curves meet

Dependent edema

Diaphragm

Diastole

Dyspnea

Electrocardiogram

Endocarditis

Inflammation of the endocardium

Epicardium

Fatigue

Fever

Elevation of the temperature above the normal

Holter monitor

Hypertension

Hypotension

Abnormally low blood pressure

Laryx

Malignant

Very virulent or infectious disease

Mediastinum

Myocardial infarction

A heart attack , blockage of blood flow

Myocardium

The muscular tissue of the heart

Nausea

Unpleasant sensation usually preceding vomiting

Pacemaker

Pallor

Paleness

Palpitation