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Cardiovascular2

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klarson's version from 2016-01-13 23:24

Section 1

Question Answer
angi/ovessel
aort/oaorta
arter/o, arteri/oartery
ather/oyellowish plaque, fatty substance
atri/oatrium, upper heart chamber
brachi/oarm
cardi/oheart
cholesterol/ocholesterol
coron/oheart
cyan/oblue
myx/omucus
ox/ooxygen
pericardi/opericardium
phleb/ovein
rrhythm/orhythm
sphygm/opulse
steth/ochest
thromb/oclot
valvul/o, valv/o valve
vas/ovessel
vascul/ovessel
ven/o, ven/i vein
ventricul/oventricle, lower heart chamber
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Section 2

Question Answer
arrhythmiasabnormal heart thythms
bradycardiaslow heart rate
tachycardiahigh heart rate
flutterrapid but regular contractions, usually in atria
fibrillationvery rapid, random, inefficient, irregular contractions
congenital heart diseaseabnormalties of the heart at birth
septal defectssmall holes in wall between atria
congestive heart failureheart is unable to pump its required amount of blood
coronary artery diseasedisease of the arteries surrounding the heart
endocarditisinflammation of the inner lining of the heart
hypertensive heart diseasehigh blood pressure affecting the heart
murmurextra heart sound, between normal beats
pericarditisinflammation of the membrane surrounding heart
aneurysmlocal widening of an arterial wall
deep vein thrombosisblood clot in large vein
hypertensionhigh blood pressure
peripheral arterial diseaseblockage of arteries carrying blood to the legs, arms, kidneys, organs
varicose veinsabnormally swollen, twisted veins
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