Cardiology terms

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  1. angi/o
    vessel
  2. aort/o
    aorta
  3. arteri/o
    artery
  4. arteriol/o
    arteriole
  5. ather/o
    fatty substance, plaque
  6. atri/o
    atrium
  7. cardi/o
    heart
  8. coron/o
    heart
  9. embol/o
    plug
  10. isch/o
    to hold back
  11. phleb/o
    vein
  12. sphygm/o
    pulse
  13. steth/o
    chest
  14. thromb/o
    clot
  15. valv/o
    valve
  16. valvul/o
    valve
  17. varic/o
    dilated vein
  18. vas/o
    blood vessel
  19. vascul/o
    blood vessel
  20. ven/o
    vein
  21. ventricul/o
    ventricle
  22. venul/o
    venule
  23. cutane/o
    skin
  24. electr/o
    electricity
  25. esophag/o
    esophagus
  26. my/o
    muscle
  27. pulmon/o
    lung
  28. son/o
    sound
  29. -ac,-al,-ar,-ary,-eal,-ic,-ose,-ous,-tic
    pertaining to
  30. -dynia
    pain
  31. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  32. -emia
    blood condition
  33. -genic
    producing
  34. -gram
    record
  35. -graphy
    process of recording
  36. -ia
    condition
  37. -ism
    state of
  38. -itis
    inflammation
  39. -logist
    one who studies
  40. -logy
    study of
  41. -lysis
    to destroy
  42. -lytic
    destruction
  43. -manometer
    instrument to measure pressure
  44. -megaly
    enlarged
  45. -ole, -ule
    small
  46. -oma
    tumor,mass
  47. -osis
    abnormal condition
  48. -otomy
    cutting into
  49. -pathy
    disease
  50. -plasty
    surgical repair
  51. -rrhaphy
    suture(stitch up)
  52. -rrhexis
    rupture
  53. -sclerosis
    hardening
  54. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  55. -spasm
    involuntary muscle contraction
  56. -stenosis
    narrowing
  57. a-, an-
    without
  58. brady-
    slow
  59. endo-
    within, inner
  60. hyper-
    excessive
  61. hypo-
    insufficient, below
  62. inter-
    between
  63. intra-
    within
  64. per-
    through
  65. peri-
    around
  66. poly-
    many
  67. tachy-
    fast
  68. trans-
    across
  69. ultra-
    excess
  70. BP
    blood pressure
  71. bpm
    beats per minute
  72. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  73. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  74. cath
    catheterization
  75. CCU
    coronary care unit
  76. CHD
    congestive heart disease
  77. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  78. CK
    creatine kinase
  79. CP
    chest pain
  80. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  81. CSD
    congenital septal defect
  82. CV
    cardiovascular
  83. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  84. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  85. HR
    heart rate
  86. HTN, HPN
    hypertension
  87. ICU
    intensive care unit
  88. IV
    intravenous
  89. MI
    myocardial infarction
  90. mmHg
    millimeters of mercury
  91. P
    pulse
  92. SOB
    shortness of breath
  93. bas/o
    base
  94. coagul/o
    clotting
  95. eosin/o
    rosy red
  96. erythr/o
    red
  97. hem/o, hemat/o
    blodd
  98. leuk/o
    white
  99. lymph/o
    lymph
  100. neutr/o
    neutral
  101. cyt/o
    cell
  102. glyc/o
    sugar
  103. lip/o
    fat
  104. septic/o
    infection
  105. -cyte
    cell
  106. -cytosis
    abnormal cell condition
  107. -globin
    protein
  108. -meter
    instrument of measuring
  109. -metry
    process of measuring
  110. -penia
    too few
  111. -phil
    attracted too
  112. -plasm, -poiesis
    formation
  113. -rrhage
    excessive, abnormal flow
  114. -stasis
    stopping
  115. anti-
    against
  116. auto-
    self
  117. mono-
    one
  118. pan-
    all
  119. basos
    basophils
  120. BMT
    bone marrow transplant
  121. CBC
    complete blood count
  122. C&S
    blood culture and sensitivity
  123. diff
    differential
  124. eosins,eos
    eosinophils
  125. ESR, SR, sed rate
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  126. HCT, crit
    hematocrit
  127. Hgb, Hb
    hemoglobin
  128. lymphs
    lymphocytes
  129. monos
    monocytes
  130. PA
    pernicious anemia
  131. PMN, polys
    polymorphonuclear neutrophil
  132. PT, protime
    prothrombin time
  133. RBC
    red blood cell, red blood cell count
  134. Rh+
    Rh-positive
  135. Rh-
    Rh-negative
  136. segs
    segmented neutrophils
  137. WBC
    white blood cell, white blood cell count
  138. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  139. immun/o
    immunity, protection
  140. lymphaden/o
    lymph node
  141. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel
  142. path/o
    disease
  143. phag/o
    eating
  144. splen/o
    spleen
  145. thym/o
    thymus gland
  146. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  147. cortic/o
    cortex
  148. cyt/o
    cell
  149. system/o
    system
  150. -ectasis
    dilated
  151. -edema
    swelling
  152. -gen
    that which produces
  153. -globulin
    protein
  154. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  155. -ist
    specialist
  156. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  157. -oid
    resembling
  158. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  159. -therapy
    treatment
  160. -toxic
    poison
  161. AIDS
    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  162. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  163. T&A
    tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
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