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CARBON DIOXIDE
WASTE RELEASED BY THE BODY CELLS.
DIASTOLE
RELAXATION PHASE OF THE HEART
ENDOCARDIUM
INNER LINNING OF THE HEART
ENDOTHELIUM
INNERMOST LINING OF THE BLOOD VESSEL
MURMUR
AN ABNORMAL HEART SOUND CAUSED BY IMPROPER CLOSURE OF THE HEART VALVES.
MYOCARDIUM
MUSCLE LAYER OF THE HEART.
SINOATRIAL NODE
PACEMAKER OF THE HEART.
SPHYGMOMANOMETER
INSTRUMENT TO MEASURE BLOOD PRESSURE.
SYSTOLE
CONTRACTION PHASE OF THE HEART.
ANGI / O
VESSEL
ARTERI / O
ARTERY
ATHER / O
YELLOWISH PLAQUE.
ATRI / O
UPPER HEART CHAMBER.
BRACHI / O
ARM
CORON / O
HEART
CYAN / O
BLUE
MYX / O
MUCUS
PERICARDI / O
PRETAINING TO THE SAC-LIKE MEMBRANE SURROUNDING THE HEART.
PHLEB / O
VEIN
THROMB / O
CLOT
VAS / O , VASCUL / O
VESSEL
VENTRICUL / O
LOWER HEART CHAMBER
FLUTTER
RAPID BUT REGULAR CONTRACTIONS OF ATRIA OR VENTRICLES.
FIBRILLATION
RAPID, RAMDOM, INEFFECTUAL AND IRREGULAR CONTRACTIONS OF THE HEART.
SEPTAL DEFECTS
SMALL HOLES IN THE WALL BETWEEN THE HEART CHAMBERS.
CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
THE HEART IS UNABLE TO PUMP ITS REQUIRED AMOUNT OF BLOOD.
CAD
DISEASE OF THE VESSELS SUPPLYING THE HEART.
ENDOCARDITIS
INFLAMMATION OF THE INNER LINING OF THE HEART CAUSED BY BACTERIA.
MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE
IMPROPER CLOSURE OF THE BICUSPID VALVE.
COAGULATION
THE PROCESS OF CLOTTING.
PERICARDITIS
INFLAMMATION OF THE MEMBRANE SURROUNDING THE HEART.
ANEURYSM
LOCAL WIDENING OF AN ARTERY CAUSED BY WEAKNESS IN HE WALL.
PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE
BLOCKAGE OF BLOOD VESSELS INTHE LOWER EXTREMITIES.
RAYNAUD PHENOMENON
BREIF EPISODES OF PALLOR AND NUMBNESS IN THE FINGERS AND TOES.
ANGINA PECTORIS
CHEST PAIN
AUSCULTATION
THE ACT OF LISTENING WITH A STETHOSCOPE.
DIGOXIN
DRUG USED TO CORRECT ARRHYTHMIAS
EMBOLUS
COLLECTION OF MATERIAL THAT TRAVEL TO AND BLOCK A VESSEL.
INFARCTION
AREA OF DEAD TISSUE.
NITROGLYCERIN
DRUG USED IN THE TREATMENT OF ANGINA PECTORIS.
OCCLUSION
CLOSURE OF A BLOOD VESSEL.
PATENT
OPEN
DOPPLER ULTRASOUND
AN INSTRUMENT USED TO FOCUS SOUND WAVES ON A BLOOD VESSEL TO DETECT ASCULAR.
CARDIOVERSION
DEFIBRILLATION.
CABG
VESSEL GRAFTS ARE ANASTOMOSED TO CORONARY ARTERIES.
ENDARTERECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE INNERMOST LINING OF AN ARTERY.
PTCA
BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY
DVT
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
PVC
PREMATURE VENTRICULAR CONTRACTION.
ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
PULSES OF ULTRASOUND ARE TRANSMITTED INTO THE CHEST.