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Glossary of dr sullivans medical terminology midterm

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anatomical term for head
cephal(o)
anatomical term for chest
thorac(o)
anatomical term for hands
chiro
anatomical term for feet
pod(o)
another term for blood clot
thrombus
another term for removal of a vein
phlebectomy
another term for myocardial
of the muscle of the heart
hypo-
under, less, not enough, slow, decreased
hyper
too much, too fast, more, increased
-oma
tumor, swelling
pertaining to the veins
venous
phleb-
hypoxia
condition of decreased oxygen
enlarged heart
cardiomegaly
circulatory system of spleen, thymus, and tonsils is called...
lymphatic system
constriction or narrowing of a passage or orifice?
stenosis
another name for heart murmurs
atrial or ventricular septal defect
aneurysm
sac formed by localized dilation of a blood vessel or of the heart. They can rupture. (ballooning out of the wall of a blood vessel)
abbv for heart attack
MI
or myocardial infarction

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