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Unformatted text preview: 9-30-09Cardiovascular SystemA) Combining Forms for the Cardiovascular SystemVesselangi/oangioplasty- repair of a vessel (usually blood vessel)Angiocardiopathy- disease of heart vesselVas/ovasectomy- excision or removal of vas deferenceVasovasostomy- creation of a hole between 2 vesselsVascul/ovascular- pertaining to vesselsVasculitis- infection of vesselsVasculogenesis- creation of vesselsAortaaort/oaortic- pertaining to aortaArteryarteri/oarteriosclerosis- condition of hardening the arteryArteriorrhexis- Fatty paste (lipid)ather/oatheroma- fatty paste tumorHeartcardi/ocardiology- study or treatment of the heartCardiomyopathy- disease of the heart muscleCardiotachometer- measurement of the speed of the heart beatCircle, crowncoron/ocoronary- Muscle my/omyocardial- pertaining to heart muscleChestpector/opecotoral/ pectoralgia- pain in the chestSteth/ostethomyositis- inflammation of the chest muscleStethoscope- invented by Rene T.H. Laennec- 1816 Pulsesphygm/osphygmomanometer- pulp hand pulse measurerSphygmotonometer- measure of tension produced by pulseClotthromb/othrombocyte- plateletThrmbogenic- production of clot- anything that produces a clotThromboplastic- formation of clot- something that makes the clot fasterSwollen, twisted veinvaric/ovaricosis- Veinven/ovenous hyperemia- passive hyperemiaPhleb/o phlebitis- inflammation of the veinPhlebotomy- incision into veinPhlebomyomatosis- condition of vein with muscle tumorAtriumatri/oatrioseptopexy- fixation of separation of atriumVentricleventricul/o...
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