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Cardio vascular system part 1 of 2

  1. 1. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />Medical Terms<br />Part I of II<br />
  2. 2. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />angi/o<br />1-a<br />
  3. 3. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />vessel<br />Example: angiocardiography<br />angi/o + cardi/o + graphy<br />Process of producing an x-ray of the heart<br />1-b<br />
  4. 4. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />aort/o<br />2-a<br />
  5. 5. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />aorta<br />Example: aortic stenosis<br />aort/o + ic<br />A narrowing of the aortic valve caused by rheumatic fever or congenital malformation<br />2-b<br />
  6. 6. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />arteri/o<br />3-a<br />
  7. 7. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />artery<br />Example: arteriogram<br />arteri/o + gram<br />An x-ray of an artery injected with a radiopaque medium<br />3-b<br />
  8. 8. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />arteriol/o<br />4-a<br />
  9. 9. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />arteriole<br />Example: arteriolosclerosis<br />arteriol/o + sclerosis<br />Pathologic thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of arteriolar walls.<br />4-b<br />
  10. 10. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ather/o<br />5-a<br />
  11. 11. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />Fat;plaque<br />Example: atherectomy<br />ather/o + ectomy<br />Surgical removal of the fat of lipid deposit in an arterial wall<br />5-b<br />
  12. 12. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />atri/o<br />6-a<br />
  13. 13. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />atrium<br />Example: atrial septal defect<br />atri/o + al<br />A congenital cardiac anomaly characterized by an abnormal opening between the atria.<br />6-b<br />
  14. 14. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />BP<br />7.A : Abbreviation<br />
  15. 15. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />blood pressure<br />The pressure exerted by the circulating volume of blood on the walls of the arteries and veins and the heart chambers.<br />7-b Abbreviation<br />
  16. 16. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />BPM<br />8.A : Abbreviation<br />
  17. 17. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />beats per minute<br />The number of times the heart contracts in one minute.<br />8-b Abbreviation<br />
  18. 18. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />CABG<br />9-A : Abbreviation<br />
  19. 19. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />coronary artery bypass graft<br />A section of vein grafted between the aorta and a coronary artery distal to an obstructive lesion of the coronary.<br />9-b Abbreviation<br />
  20. 20. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />CAD<br />10.a : Abbreviation<br />
  21. 21. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />coronary artery disease<br />An abnormal condition that may produce pathologic effects and reduce flow oxygen and nutrients to the heart.<br />10-b Abbreviation<br />
  22. 22. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />capillar/o<br />11-a<br />
  23. 23. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />capillary<br />Example: capillaritis<br />capillar/o + al<br />Pigmentary disorder of the skin and capillaries.<br />11-b<br />
  24. 24. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />cardi/o<br />12-a<br />
  25. 25. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />heart<br />Example: electrocardiogram<br />electr/o + cardi/o + gram<br />A recording of the electrical conduction through the heart.<br />12-b<br />
  26. 26. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />- cardia<br />13-a<br />
  27. 27. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />heart condition<br />Example: brachycardia<br />brachy + cardia<br />Slow heartbeat. Also called bradycardia.<br />13-b<br />
  28. 28. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />CHF<br />14-a : Abbreviation<br />
  29. 29. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />congestive heart failure<br />An abnormal condition that reflects impaired cardiac pumping.<br />14-b Abbreviation<br />
  30. 30. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />cordi/o<br />15-a<br />
  31. 31. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />heart<br />Example: precordial lead<br />pre + cardi/o + al<br />An electrocardiographic conductor in which an electrode is placed on the chest (precordium).<br />15-b<br />
  32. 32. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />-cardial<br />16-a<br />
  33. 33. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />pertaining to the heart<br />Example: precordial pain<br />pre+ cardial<br />Pain the chest wall over the heart.<br />16-b<br />
  34. 34. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />coron/o<br />17-a<br />
  35. 35. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />heart<br />Example: coronary bypass<br />coron/o + ary<br />Open heart surgery in which a section of blood vessel is grafted onto one of the coronary arteries, bypassing a blocked artery.<br />17-b<br />
  36. 36. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />CPR<br />18-a : Abbreviation *(also Respiratory System)<br />
  37. 37. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />cardiopulmonary resuscitation<br />A basic emergency procedure for life support, consisting of artificial respiration and manual external massage.<br />18-b Abbreviation<br />
  38. 38. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />T<br />THE LIFE OF THE BODY<br />

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