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Glossary of cardiovascular terms

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END
prefix meaning WITHIN
ARTERI/O
root word meaning ARTERY
AL
suffix meaning PERTAINING TO
CARDI/O
root word meaning HEART
ATHER/O
root word meaning PLAQUE
DYSPLASIA
an abnormal development or growth, especially of cells
APLASTIC ANEMIA
a form of anemia that is marked by an absence of all formed blood cells
LEUKOPENIA
an abnormal DECREASE of white blood cells
ANGIECTOMY
the surgical removal of a portion of a blood vessel
ANGIOMEGALY
the abnormal enlargement of a blood vessel
ANGIORRHAPHY
the suture repair of any vessel, especially of a blood vessel
Veins abnormally swollen in the legs is known as ________________ veins.
VARICOSE
ENDARECTOMY
the surgical removal of a lining of an artery
The form of anemia that is characterized by a large abnormal RBC and reduced capacity to carry hemoglobin is _________ anemia.
PERICIOUS

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