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CHANNEL INSIDE AN ARTERY THROUGH WHICH BLOOD FLOWS
LUMEN
MUSCULAR LAYER OF HEART TISSUE BETWEEN THE EPICARDIUM AND THE ENDOCARDIUM
MYOCARDIUM
AN ARTIFICIAL DEVICE THAT REGULATES HEART RHYTHM
PACEMAKER
PROTECTIVE COVERING OF THE HEART
PERICARDIUM
POLARIZATION
RESTING STATE OF THE MYOCARDIAL TISSUE IN THE CONDUCTION SYSTEM OF THE HEART
POPLITEAL ARTERY
AN ARTERY THAT SUPPLIES BLOOD TO THE CELLS OF THE AREA BEHIND THE KNEE
PULMONARY ARTERY
ONE OF TWO ARTERIES THAT CARRY BLOOD THAT IS LOW IN OXYGEN FROM TEH HEART TO THE LUNGS
PULMONARY VALVE
VALVE THAT CONTROLS THE BLOOD FLOW BETWEEN THE RIGHT VENTREICLE ANDE THE PULMONARY ARTERIES
PULMONARY VEIN
ONE OF FOUR VEINS THAT BRING OXYGENATED BLOOD FROM THE LUNGS TO THE LEFT ATRIUM
RHYTHMIC EXPANSION AND CONTRATION OF A BLOOD VESSEL,
USUALLY AND ARTERY
PULSE
REPOLARIZATION
RECHARGING STATE; TRANSITION FROM CONTRACTION TO RESTING THAT OCCURS INT EH CONDUCTION SYSTEM OF THE HEART
RIGHT ATRIUM
UPPER RIGHT CHAMBER OF THE HEART
RIGHT VENTRICLE
LOWER RIGHT CHAMBER OF THE HEART
SAPHEOUS VEIN
ANY OF A GROUP OF VEINS THAT TRANSPORTS DEOXYGENATED BLOOD FROM THE LEGS
SEMILUNAR VALVE
ONE OF THE TWO VALVES THAT PREVENT THE BACKFLOW OF BLOOD FLOWING OUT TO FHT EHEART INTO THE AORTA AND THE PULMONARY ARTERY
SEPTUM
PARTITION BETWEEN THE LEFT AND RIGHT CHAMBERS OF THE HEART
SINOATRIAL (SA) NODE
REGION OF RIGHT ATRIUM THAT SENDS ELECTRICULE IMPULSES TO THE HEART CAUSING IT TO CONTRACT
SINUS RHYTHM
NORMAL HEART RHYTHM
SUPERIOR VENA CAVA
LARGE VEIN THAT TRANSPORTS BLOOD COLLECTED FROM THE UPPER PART OF THE BODY TO THE HEART
SYSTOLE
CONTRACTION PHASE OF THE HEARTBEAT
TRICUSPID VALVE
ATRIOVENTRICULAR VALVE ONT HE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HEART
VALVE
ANDY OF VARIOUS STRUCTURES THAT SLOW OR PREVENT FLUID FROM FLOWING BACKWARD OF FORWARD
VEIN
ANY OF A VARIOUS BLOOD VESSELS CARRYING DEOXYGENATED (WITHOUT OXYGEN)BLOOD TOWARD THE HEART, (EXCEPT THE PULMONARY VEIN)
VENTRICLE
EITHER OF THE TWO LOWER CHAMBERS OF THE HEART
VENULE
A TINY VEIN CONNECTING TO A CAPILLARY
WHAT IS A NORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE FOR AN ADULT
120/80
WHAT IS A STRESS TEST?
MEASUREMENTS TAKEN WHILE PATIENT EXERCISES ON A TREADMILL; TO DIAGNOSE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE OF ASSESS HEART ATTACK RISK
WHAT IS AN ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY
(ECG) (EKG)
MAPPING OF ELECTRICAL CHANGES IN THE HEART ON A MACHINE CALLED AN ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH
WHAT IS A HOLTER MONITOR?
PORTABLE ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH MACHINE; MONITORS HEART ACTIVITY OVER A 24-HOUR PERIOD
ANGIOCARDIOGRAPHY
X-RAY OF THE HEART AND LARGE BLOOD VESSELS
WHAT IS AN ANGIOGRAPHY?
X-RAY OF THE LARGE BLOOD VESSELS
WHAT IS A VENOGRAPHY?
X-RAY OF A SPECIFIC VEIN
WHAT IS A SONOGRAPHY?
IMAGES BY SOUND WAVES
WHAT IS A DOPPLER ULTRASOUND?
IMAGING TEST USING ULTRASOUND; TO MEASURE BLOOD FLOW
WHAT IS AN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY?
RECORDS SOUND WAVES; SHOWS HEART STRUCTURE AND MOVEMENT
WHAT IS A CARDIAC MRI (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
DETAILED IMAGE OF THE HEART AND LARGE BLOOD VESSELS
WHAT IS AN CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION?
INSERTION OF A CATHETER THROUGH AND ARTERY OR VEIN INTO THE HEART; TO GET BLOOD SAMPLES AND TAKE MEASUREMENTS
THE FLOW OF BLOOD IN THE ARTERIES IS AFFECTED BY WHAT?
THE AMOUNT OF CHOLESTORAL AND TRIGLYCERIDES (LIPIDS(FATTY SUBSTANCES)) IN THE BLOOD
WHAT IS A LIPID PROFILE?
A SERIES OF LAB TESTS PERFORMED ON A BLOOD SAMPLE(GIVES THE LIPID,TRIGLYCERIDE, GLUCOSE AND OTHER VALUES)SHOWS PATIENT'S RISK FACTORS
AUSCULTATION
PROCESS OF LISTENING TO BODY SOUND WITH A STETHOSCOPE
FATTY SUBSTANCE PRESENT IN ANIMAL FATS;
CHOLESTROL
PHLEBOGRAPHY
VIEWING OF A VEIN BY X-RAY AFTER INJECTION OF A CONTRAST MEDIUM
SPHYGMOMANOMETER
(SFIG-mo-ma-NOM-eter)
DEVICE FOR MEASURING BLOOD PRESSURE
WHAT ARE TRIGLYCERIDES?
FATTY SUBSTANCE;LIPID