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Circulatory System

Circulatory system terms

Cardi/o= heartEndocarditis, myocarditis, pericarditis (inflammation of the lining, the muscle layer, the outer layer of the heart)
Brady/tachy= slow/fastBradycardia (rate<60) tachycardia (rate>100)
Angi/o= vesselAngiography, angiogram (X-ray of artery)
Veno/phlebo= veinVenogram (X-ray of veins), phlebitis (inflammation of veins)
-stasis= to stopHemostasis (to stop bleeding), hemostat (a clamp-like instrument)
-cyte= cellErythrocytes, leucocytes (red, white blood cells)
Hem/o, -emia= bloodHypoxemia (low oxygen), hematosalpinx (blood in the uterine tubes)

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