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Karina Dominguez AHLT 100- Medical Terminology February 11, 2020 Case 3: Cardiovascular System Case Report A. Word Analysis 1. Cardiology A. Combining form= cardi/o = Heart B. Suffix = -logy = Study of C. Definition = Medical specialist who studies the heart. 2. Defibrillator A. Prefix = de- = Without, out of, removal, from. B. Root = fibrill = Small fiber C. Suffix = -ator = Agent, instrument, person or thing that does something. D. Definition = Instrument for defibrillation. 3. Ventricular A. Combining form = ventricul/o = Ventricle (of heart or brain) B. Suffix = -ar = Pertaining to C. Definition = Pertaining to a ventricle, 4. Arrhythmia A. Prefix= a- = Not, without B. Root = rrhythm = Rhythm C. Sufflix = -ia = Condition D. Definition = Condition when the heart rhythm is abnormal. 5. Palpitations
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