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Glossary of med term chapter 5

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aden(o)
gland
adenoid(o)
adenoids(an enlarged mass of lymphoid tissue in the nasopharynax)
aneurysm(o)
aneurysm(a sac formed by a local dilation of an artery or vein)
angi(o)
vessel
vas(o)
vessel
vascul(o)
vessel
aorto(o)
aorta
arter(o)
artery
arteri(o)
artery
arteriol(o)
arteriole
ather(o)
yellowish, fatty plaque
atri(o)
atrium
cancer(o)
cancer
carcin(o)
cancer
cardi(o)
heart
coron(o)
crown
ech(o)
sound
son(o)
sound
endocardi(o)
endocardium (the membrane lining the inner surface of the heart)
immun(o)
immune
lymph(o)
lymph, lymphatics(a system of vessels that collects tissue fluids from all parts of the body and returns the fluids to the blood circulation)
lymphaden(o)
lymph node
lymphangi(o)
lymph vessel
lymphat(o)
lymphatics
mediastin(o)
mediastinum(a median partition; an area in the middle of the chest that contains the heart and its large vessels, trachea, esophagus, thymus, and the lymph nodes)
myocardi(o)
myocardium(the middle and thickest layer of the heart wall, made up of cardiac muscle)
ox(i)
oxygen
pericardi(o)
pericardium(the sac enclosing the heart and the roots of the great vessels)
phleb(o)
vein
ven(i)
vein
ven(o)
vein
phot(o)
light
pulmon(o)
lung
rhythm(o)
rhythm
rrythm(o)
rhythm
scler(o)
hard, hardening
sept(o)
septum; partition
sin(o)
sinus
splen(o)
spleen
steth(o),
chest
thorac(o)
chest
thym(o)
thymus(a gland like body in the anterior mediastinal cavity that usually reaches its maximum development during childhood and then undergoes involution)
tonsill(o)
tonsil
valv(o)
valve
valvul(o)
valve
ventricul(o)
ventricle(a small cavity or chamber as in the heart or brain)
venul(o)
venule (a minute vein)

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