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Mediastinum

Area behind sternum and in front of lungs that separates lungs and includes trachea

Sternum

Breastone

Cardiomegaly

Enlargement of the heart

Hypertrophy

Enlargement of an organ

Valve

Structure that controls fluid direction -blood flow to the heart

Cardiac cycle

Systole/ diastole that reflects the contraction and relaxation of the heart or heartbeat

ECG/ekg

Electrocardiograph

Avanode

Bundle of it is

Sa node

Pacemaker

Ischemia

Lack of oxygen

Infarction

Death of tissue

Cyanosis

Discoloration of nails lack of oxygen

Diaphoresis

Excessive sweating

Hypoxia

Low oxygen levels

Syncope

Fainting

Embolus

Clot that moves in the blood stream

Aneurysm

Weakness in the wall of an artery

Constrict

To make smaller

Dilation

To make larger

Cardio

Heart ❤️

Pulmon/o

Lung

Peri

Around

Angi/o

Vessel

Phlelo

Vein

Arterilo

Artery