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Glossary of WMT Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

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adneo
gland
adnoido
adenoids
aneurysmo
aneurysm
angio, vao, vasculo
vessel
aorto
aorta
artero, arterio
artery
arteriolo
arteriole
athero
yellowish, fatty plaque
atrio
atrium
cancero, carcino
cancer
cardio
heart
corono
crown
echo, sono
sound
endocardio
endocardium
immuno
immune
lympho
lymph, lymphatics
mediastino
mediastinum
myocardio
myocardium
oxi
oxygen
pericardio
pericardium
phlebo, veni, veno
vein
photo
light
pulmono
lung
rhythmo, rrhythmo
rhythm
sclero
hard, hardening
septo
septum; partition
sino
sinus
spleno
spleen
stetho, throaco
chest
thymo
thymus
tonsillo
tonsil
valvo, valvulo
valve
ventriculo
ventricle
venulo
venule
de-
down; from; reversin
epi-
above or upon
peri-
around
tri-
three
-ary
pertiaining to
-edema
swelling
-ium
membrane
-meter
instrument used to measure
-metry
process of measuring
-ole
small
-oma
tumor or swelling
-phobia
abnormal fear
-sclerosis
abnormal hardening
-stenosis
narrowing; stricture
-stomy
artificial opening
-tome
cutting instrument

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