angi-, angio-, angei-, -angium +

(Greek > Latin: [receptacle], vessel, often a blood vessel; "covered by a seed or vessel", a seed vessel; a learned borrowing from Greek meaning "vessel", "container")

anginoid (s) (adjective) (not comparable)
Concerning something similar to angina, especially angina pectoris: Like an anginiform ailment, an anginoid condition is painful and causes the patient much suffering in the area of the heart.
anginophobia (s) (noun), anginophobias (pl)
An abnormal or irrational dread of choking or of suffocation: Angina pectoris is not a sharp pain, but rather a sensation of pressure, squeezing, or tightness. It usually starts in the center of the chest under the breastbone (sternum) and radiates to the throat area.

The first time a person has uncomplicated angina pectoris, he or she may fear of having a fatal heart attack. An individual afflicted with anginophobia may become extremely anxious and even have a panic attack that will aggravate his chest pains.

anginose (adjective), more anginose, most anginose
Outdated, descriptive of a serious inflammation, such as severe sore throat: Anginose conditions can cause spasmodic attacks of suffocating pain in which the patient has extreme difficulty drinking anything.
anginosis (s) (noun) (no pl)
Outdated, any type of angina: The nonspecific term anginosis can relate to a condition of nearly continuous angina pectoris even when at rest.
anginous (adjective), more anginous, most anginous
A reference to or characteristic of angina: Dr. Smart said that he had never seen such an anginous heart condition before and informed the patient that he would have to stay in hospital for many days for the upcoming treatments.
angio-, angi-, -angium
Greek > Latin: [receptacle], vessel, often a blood vessel; "covered by a seed or vessel", a seed vessel; a learned borrowing from Greek meaning "vessel" or "container".

This vessel or container element is used in medicine and biological sciences as angio, includes 228 applicable words, and is also linked to the following angioplasty pages which provide a greater grasp of the medical usages of this group:

Angioplasty, Part 1

Angioplasty, Part 2

Angioplasty, Part 3

Angioplasty, Part 4

Angioplasty, Part 5

Angioplasty, Part 6

Any technique that provides chronic, readily available contact with the vascular system. It may be arterial or venous, or by means of an arteriovenous communitation.
1. The arrangement and distribution of the blood vessels of any organ.
2. The vascular framework of an organ or tissue.
Spasmodic variability in the tone of blood vessels.
An irregular tension of the blood vessels.
1. A cell taking part in blood vessel formation.
2. The primordial mesenchymal tissue from which embryonic blood cells and vascular endothelium are differentiated; also known as a vasoformative cell.
A reference to angioblast.
1. A benign, slowly growing, cerebellar neoplasm composed of capillary-forming endothelial cells.
2. A benign blood vessel tumor of the cerebellum, spinal cord, or retina, consisting of proliferated blood vessel cells and angioblasts.
1. An X-ray examination of the thoracic vessels and the heart after the intravenous injection of a substance opaque to X-rays.
2. The film produced by angiocardiography.
angiocardiography (s) (noun), angiocardiographies (pl)
1. X-ray imaging of the heart and great vessels made visible by injection of a radiopaque solution.
2. Angiography of the heart and great vessels; contrast material may be injected into a blood vessel or one of the cardiac chambers.

Images obtained can be analyzed to determine parameters of ventricular function, including ventricular ejection fractions, cardiac output, ejection rates, stroke volume, end-diastolic volume, and end-systolic volume, as well as to test the effects of exercise.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving "blood" word units: apheresis; -emia; hemo-; hemoglobin-; phleb-; sangui-; vas-; vascul-.