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Aggrenox Drug Platelet inhibitor and aspirin drug (oral)

Angiography angi/o- (blood vessel; lymphatic vessel)
(AN-jee-AW-grah-fee) -graphy (process of recording)

Angioplasty angi/o- (blood vessel; lymphatic vessel)
(AN-jee-oh-PLAS-tee) -plasty (process of reshaping by surgery)

Anticoagulant anti- (against) coagul/o- (clotting) -ant (pertaining to)

Arteriography arteri/o- (artery)
(ar-TEER-ee-AW-graph-fee) -graphy (process of recording)

Atherosclerosis ather/o- (soft, fatty substance)
(ATH-eh-roh-skleh-ROH-sis) scler/o- (hard) -osis (condition; abnormal condition; process)

Bruit (harsh, rush sound made by blood passing thru
(BROO-ee) a narrowed artery)

Cardiovascular cardi/o- (heart)
(KAR-dee-oh-VAS-kyoo-lar) vascul/o- (blood vessel) -ar (pertaining to)

Carotid Arteries carot/o- (stupor; sleep)
(KAR-RAW-tid) -id (resembling; source of origin)
Note: Bring oxygenated blood to the neck; face; head and brain

Diabetes diabet/o- (diabetes)

Echocardiography ech/o- (echo; sound wave)
(EK-oh-KAR-dee-AW-grah-fee) cardi/o- (heart) -graphy (process of recording)

Endarterectomy endo- (innermost; within)
(END-ar-ter-EK-toh-mee) arter/o- (artery) -ectomy (surgical removal)

Folate a salt; compound of folic acid

Heparin Potent anticoagulant oral drug
(hep- -rin)

Homocysteine Test as part of cardiac risk assessment.
(HOH-moh-SIS-teen) This amino acid damages blood vessel walls.

Ischemic isch/o- (keep back; block)
(is-KEE-mik) -emic (pertaining to a condition of the blood, or, a substance in the blood)

Ophthalmoscope opthalm/o- (eye)
(off-THAL-moh-skohp) -scope (instrument used to examine)

Paralysis para- (beside; apart from; two parts of a pair;

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