CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />Medical Terms<br />Part  II of  II<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />DVT<br />19-a : Abbreviation<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />deep vein thrombosis<br />A disorder involving a thrombus in one of the deep veins of the body....
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ECG, EKG<br />20-a : Abbreviation<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />electrocardiogram<br />A disorder involving a thrombus in one of the deep veins of the body.<br...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />EEG<br />21-a : Abbreviation<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />electro-encephalography<br />The process of recording brain wave activity.  EEG is also the abb...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />endocardi/o<br />22-a<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />endocardium<br />Example:  endocarditis<br />endocardi/o + itis<br />Inflammation of the endoca...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />myocardi/o<br />23-a<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />heart muscle<br />Example:  myocardial infarction<br />myocardi/o + al<br />Necrosis of a cardi...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />pericardi/o<br />24-a<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />pericardium<br />Example:  pericardiocentesis<br />pericardi/o + centesis<br />A procedure for ...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />PTCA<br />25-a : Abbreviation<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty<br />A technique in the treatment of atheroscler...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />PVC<br />26-a : Abbreviation<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />premature ventricular complex/contractions<br />Early or extra heart beats that commonly occur ...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />rrhythm/o<br />27-a<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />rhythm<br />Example:  arrhythmia<br />a- + rrhythm/o + ia<br />A variation from normal rhythm.<...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />sin/o<br />28-a  *(also Respiratory System)<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />sinus<br />Example:  sinoatrial node<br />sin/o- + rrhythm/o + al<br />Small area of specialize...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />sinus/o<br />29-a  *(also Respiratory System)<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />sinus<br />Example:  sinusitis<br />sinus/o- + itis<br />Inflammation of one or more paranasal ...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />valv/o<br />30-a<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />valve<br />Example:  valvotomy<br />valv/o- + tomy<br />Incision into a valve, especially one i...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />valvul/o<br />31-a<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />valve<br />Example:  valvulitis<br />valvul/o- + itis<br />An inflammation of a valve, especial...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />varic/o<br />32-a  *(also Male Reproductive System)<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />varices<br />Example:  varicocele<br />varic/o- + cele<br />Enlargement of the veins of the spe...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />vascul/o<br />33-a  *(also Blood, Lymphatic & Immune System)<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />vessel<br />Example:  vasculitis<br />vascul/o- + itis<br />Inflammations of the blood vessels<...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ven/o, ven/i<br />34-a<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />vein<br />Example:  venography<br />ven/o- + graphy<br />The radiographic examination of veins ...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ventricul/o<br />35-a  *(also Nervous System)<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ventricle<br />Example:  ventriculoperitoneal shunt<br />ventricul/o- + peritone/o + graphy<br ...
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />venul/o<br />36-a<br />
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />venule<br />Example:  venular<br />venul/o- + ar<br />Pertaining to a venule, a small vein that...
CARDIOVASCULAR  SYSTEM<br />T<br />THE LIFE OF THE BODY<br />
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  1. 1. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />Medical Terms<br />Part II of II<br />
  2. 2. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />DVT<br />19-a : Abbreviation<br />
  3. 3. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />deep vein thrombosis<br />A disorder involving a thrombus in one of the deep veins of the body.<br />19-b Abbreviation<br />
  4. 4. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ECG, EKG<br />20-a : Abbreviation<br />
  5. 5. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />electrocardiogram<br />A disorder involving a thrombus in one of the deep veins of the body.<br />20-b Abbreviation<br />
  6. 6. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />EEG<br />21-a : Abbreviation<br />
  7. 7. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />electro-encephalography<br />The process of recording brain wave activity. EEG is also the abbreviation for electroencephalogram (the recording) and the electroencephalograph (the instrument).<br />21-b Abbreviation<br />
  8. 8. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />endocardi/o<br />22-a<br />
  9. 9. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />endocardium<br />Example: endocarditis<br />endocardi/o + itis<br />Inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves.<br />22-b<br />
  10. 10. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />myocardi/o<br />23-a<br />
  11. 11. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />heart muscle<br />Example: myocardial infarction<br />myocardi/o + al<br />Necrosis of a cardiac muscle caused by an obstruction in a coronary artery.<br />23-b<br />
  12. 12. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />pericardi/o<br />24-a<br />
  13. 13. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />pericardium<br />Example: pericardiocentesis<br />pericardi/o + centesis<br />A procedure for drawing fluid from the pericardial space by surgical puncture and aspiration.<br />24-b<br />
  14. 14. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />PTCA<br />25-a : Abbreviation<br />
  15. 15. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty<br />A technique in the treatment of atherosclerotic coronary heart disease in which plaques in the heart arteries are flattened against the arterial walls, resulting in improved circulation.<br />25-b Abbreviation<br />
  16. 16. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />PVC<br />26-a : Abbreviation<br />
  17. 17. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />premature ventricular complex/contractions<br />Early or extra heart beats that commonly occur and are usually harmless in normal hearts.<br />26-b Abbreviation<br />
  18. 18. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />rrhythm/o<br />27-a<br />
  19. 19. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />rhythm<br />Example: arrhythmia<br />a- + rrhythm/o + ia<br />A variation from normal rhythm.<br />27-b<br />
  20. 20. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />sin/o<br />28-a *(also Respiratory System)<br />
  21. 21. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />sinus<br />Example: sinoatrial node<br />sin/o- + rrhythm/o + al<br />Small area of specialized heart tissue located in the right atrium that conducts impulses through the atria, causing these chambers to contract and pump blood.<br />28-b<br />
  22. 22. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />sinus/o<br />29-a *(also Respiratory System)<br />
  23. 23. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />sinus<br />Example: sinusitis<br />sinus/o- + itis<br />Inflammation of one or more paranasal sinuses.<br />29-b<br />
  24. 24. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />valv/o<br />30-a<br />
  25. 25. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />valve<br />Example: valvotomy<br />valv/o- + tomy<br />Incision into a valve, especially one in the heart, to allow proper opening and closure.<br />30-b<br />
  26. 26. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />valvul/o<br />31-a<br />
  27. 27. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />valve<br />Example: valvulitis<br />valvul/o- + itis<br />An inflammation of a valve, especially a cardiac valve.<br />31-b<br />
  28. 28. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />varic/o<br />32-a *(also Male Reproductive System)<br />
  29. 29. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />varices<br />Example: varicocele<br />varic/o- + cele<br />Enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord.<br />32-b<br />
  30. 30. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />vascul/o<br />33-a *(also Blood, Lymphatic & Immune System)<br />
  31. 31. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />vessel<br />Example: vasculitis<br />vascul/o- + itis<br />Inflammations of the blood vessels<br />33-b<br />
  32. 32. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ven/o, ven/i<br />34-a<br />
  33. 33. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />vein<br />Example: venography<br />ven/o- + graphy<br />The radiographic examination of veins injected with a radiographic contrast medium<br />34-b<br />
  34. 34. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ventricul/o<br />35-a *(also Nervous System)<br />
  35. 35. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />ventricle<br />Example: ventriculoperitoneal shunt<br />ventricul/o- + peritone/o + graphy<br />A tubal passageway used to drain excess cerebrospinal fluid from the brain.<br />35-b<br />
  36. 36. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />venul/o<br />36-a<br />
  37. 37. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />venule<br />Example: venular<br />venul/o- + ar<br />Pertaining to a venule, a small vein that collects deoxygenated blood from a capillary network and conveys it to a larger vein.<br />36-b<br />
  38. 38. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM<br />T<br />THE LIFE OF THE BODY<br />

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