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Circulatory system terms

Cardi/o = heart Endocarditis, myocarditis, pericarditis (inflammation of the lining, the muscle layer, the outer layer of the heart)
Brady/tachy = slow/fast Bradycardia (rate<60) tachycardia (rate>100)
Angi/o = vessel Angiography, angiogram (X-ray of artery)
Veno/phlebo = vein Venogram (X-ray of veins), phlebitis (inflammation of veins)
-stasis = to stop Hemostasis (to stop bleeding), hemostat (a clamp-like instrument)
-cyte = cell Erythrocytes, leucocytes (red, white blood cells)
Hem/o, -emia = blood Hypoxemia (low oxygen), hematosalpinx (blood in the uterine tubes)

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