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What do pulmo, pulmono, pneumo, and pneumono mean?

lungs

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lobo

lobe (parts of the lung)

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diaphragmato

diaphragm (muscle under the lungs)

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spiro

breathing

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broncho/bronchio

bronchus (branches in the lung)

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bronchiolo

bronchioles (smallers branches in the lung)

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alveola

alveolus (air sacs on the branches in the lungs)

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oxi/oxo

oxygen

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naso/rhino

nose

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sinuso

sinuses (cavities in the nose and head)

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pharyngo

pharynx (throat)

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tracheo

trachea (windpipe)

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thorax/thoraco

chest

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Who diagnoses and treats lung conditions/diseases like asthma?

pulmonologist

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Who aids doctors in evaluation diagnosis and care of patients with breathing problems?

RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist)

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Who runs tests on patients who are suspected go having breathing problems/disorders?

pulmonary function technologist

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plasty

a surgical procedure that repairs something

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anoxia

condition of no oxygen

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hypoxemia

blood condition of insufficient oxygen

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hypoxia

condition of insufficient oxygen

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anosmia

condition of no smell

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What is the heart's function?

to deliver blood and oxygen to all areas of the body

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What do cardio and corona mean?

heart

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atrio

atrium (2 receiving chambers of the heart)

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ventriculo

ventricle (2 pumping chambers of the heart)

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valvo/valvulo

heart valves (doors to the chambers)

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aorto

aorta (main artery where blood is leaving the heart)

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arterio

artery (carries fresh oxygenated blood)

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phlebo/veno

vein (carries old blood back to the heart)

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angio/hemangio/vasculo/vaso

blood vessels

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What can cause a heart attack?

an embolo or blood clot

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How is an arteriole or venule different than an artery or vein?

they are smaller/tinier

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sphygmo- pressure

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break down sphygmomanometer

manometer- an instrument to measure pressure or tension

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doctor who treats heart conditions

cardiologist

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doctor who operates on the heart, arteries, valves, and blood vessels

thoracic surgeon

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specialist who does the testing on the patient to check the condition of the heart

cardiovascular technologist

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bradycardia

condition of a slow heart

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tachycardia

condition of a fast heart

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angiostenosis

condition of a narrowing of a vessel

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cardiomegaly

enlarged heart

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rhinomegaly

enlarged nose

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ole/ule

small or tiny

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otomy

surgically cutting into

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ia

condition

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rhea

flow of something

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Who specializes in the medical and surgical care of the eyes and prevention of eye disease?

ophthalmologist

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Who is a health care specialist who specializes in the function and disorders of the eye (eye examinations, prescribes corrective glasses, diagnose and treat eye diseases/disorders)?

optometrist

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Who is trained to fit, supply, and prepare lenses and frames as well as vision devices and artificial eyes?

optician

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oculo, optico, opto, opthalmo

eye

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epi

over or above

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latero

side

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medio

middle

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postero/dorso

back

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antero

front

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supero

above

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infero

below

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proximo

near to

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disto

far away

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a/an

absent or without

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endo

within or inside

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hypo

insufficient

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hyper

excessive

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inter

between

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poly

many

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retro

behind

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sub

under

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em

put in or into

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sclero

sclera (white layer on the outside of the eyeball)

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coreo/pupillo

pupil (dark circle in the center of the eye)

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iro/irido

iris (circular colored part of the eye)

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corneo/kerato

cornea (transparent outer layer of the front of the sclera)

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retino

retina (black wall of the inner eye where the photo is seen)

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dacryo

tear or tear duct

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lacrimo

tears

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blepharo

eyelid

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somato

body

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cephalo

head

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gluteo

buttocks

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brachio

arm

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cruro

legs

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viscero/organo

organ

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vertebro

vertebra

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cranio

skull

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histo

tissue

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chondro

ribs

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cervico

neck

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neuro

nerve

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derma/dermato

skin

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hepato

liver

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gastro

stomach

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encephalo

brain

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musculo/myo

muscle

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osteo

bone

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plasty

surgical repair of something

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oma

tumor

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ology

study of

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ologist

one who specializes in something

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itis

inflammation of

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cyte

cell

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