Exam 2.docx - KIN 2509 Medical Terminology Exam 2 Chapter 5 Cardiovascular System Word Parts Angi\/o \u2013 blood or lymph vessel Aort\/o \u2013 aorta Arteri\/o

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KIN 2509 Medical Terminology Exam 2 Chapter 5: Cardiovascular System Word Parts: Angi/o – blood or lymph vessel Aort/o – aorta Arteri/o – artery Ather/o – plaque, fatty substance Brady – slow Cardi/o – heart -crasia – a mixture or blending -emia – blood, blood condition Erythr/o – red Hem/o, hemat/o – blood, relating to the blood Leuk/o – white Phleb/o – vein Tachy – fast, rapid Thromb/o – clot Ven/o – vein Functions of the Cardiovascular System Consists of the heart, blood vessels and blood These structures work together to pump blood to all body tissues o Blood transports oxygen and nutrients o Returns some waste products from tissues to the kidney and carries carbon dioxide back to the lung o Blood cells also play a part in the immune system
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