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")

angioclast (s), angioclasts (pl) (noun forms)
1. An obsolete term for hemostat, an agent, such as a chemical, that stops bleeding.
2. A clamplike instrument used to compress a blood vessel in order to reduce or to stop the flow of blood during surgery.
1. Denoting vasomotor disorders of endocrine origin; secreting internally into the blood or lymph.
2. Pertaining to an endocrine gland or its secretion.
A vasomotor disorder of endocrine origin; secreting internally into the blood or lymph.
1. A pouch of mesothelial tissue having blood-forming properties.
2. A small vesicular aggregation of embryonic mesodermal cells that may give rise to vascular endothelium and blood cells.
Angioblast, a cell in the embryo that develops into blood vessel tissue.
Inflammation of the small blood vessels of the skin.
Direct visual inspection of blood vessels of the extremities, a light being held behind the part.
1. The obliteration of blood vessels with diathermy.
2. The therapeutic generation of local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents.
angiodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Outdated, pain in a blood vessel; vascular pain: High blood pressure, a high cholesterol level, or even smoking can produce a condition of angiodynia.
angiodynography (s) (noun), angiodynographies (pl)
A diagnostic procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to image arteries and veins.

Sometimes angiodynography is referred to as "color flow Doppler" because the arteries will appear as red on the screen and the veins will be blue. Useful in the determination of vascular obstruction.

Small vascular abnormalities; such as, of the intestinal tract.
angiodystrophia (s) (noun), angiodystrophias (pl)
1. Any disorder of blood vessels caused by a defective supply of nutrients: "The nurse suggested Evelyn had a condition known as angiodystrophia because her blood system was unable to absorb the necessary nourishment for her system."
2. A defective formation or growth that is associated with abnormal vascular changes: "The doctor noticed a pattern of angiodystrophia in the vascular system in the child's feet."
angiodystrophy (s) (noun), angiodystrophies (pl)
A vascular, or a blood vessel disorder, resulting from a nutritional deficiency: "Brent's doctor told him that he would have to start a special food diet that could help him overcome his angiiodystrophy.|
Dilated tufts of capillaries in the skin; usually seen in older people as red or purplish areas on the skin of the trunk.
A vascular reaction involving the deep dermis or subcutaneous or submucosal tissues, representing localized edema caused by dilatation and increased permeability of capillaries, and characterized by development of giant wheals.

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