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Bingo Ch 7 Med Term

Bingo Cards for Ch 7 quick and Easy MT

lymphedema swelling that results from obstruction of a lymphatic vessel
embolus a mass of undissolved matter present in a vessel and brought there by the circulating blood
phlebectomy excision of a vein or a segment of it
cerebrovascular accident stroke or stroke syndrome
antihypertensive drug that is used to treat high blood pressure
arteriosclerosis a thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of the arteries
vasodilation an increase in the diameter of a blood vessel
cardiac catheterization passage of a long, flexible tube into the heart chamber through a vein
atherosclerosis formation of fatty, cholesterol-like deposits on the walls of arteries
endoscope a device consisting of a tube and optical system that is used to observe inside a hollow organ or cavity
angina Pectoris severe pain and constriction around the heart caused by insufficient blood supply
shock a serious condition in which blood flow to the heart is reduced to such an extent that body tissues do not receive enough blood
congestive heart failure (CHF) a condition characterized by weakness, shortness of breath (SOB), and edema of the lower portions of the body
cardiopulmonary pertaining to the heart and lungs
myocarditis inflammation of the heart muscle
embolism sudden blocking of an artery or lymph vessel by foreign material that has been brought by the circulating blood
aortic pertaining to the largest artery in the body
homeostasis Equilibrium of the internal environment of the body
dysrhythmia irregularity of the heartbeat
lipid fat or fat-like substance
arterioles small arteries that receive blood from arteries
thrombosis the presence of a thrombus (blood clot)
hypotension decreased blood pressure
endocarditis inflammation of the heart lining
cardiovascular pertaining to the heart and blood vessels
myocardial infarction death of part of the heart muscle
fibrillation severe cardiac arrhythmia in which contractions are rapid, uncoordinated, and ineffective
hyperlipidemia an excessive quantity of fat in the blood
echocardiography use of ultrasound in diagnosing heart disease
pericarditis inflammation of the membrane surrounding the heart
aneurysm ballooning out of the wall of a vessel, usually an artery, caused by congenital defect or weakness of the vessel wall
cardiac pacemaker an electrical device that can keep the heart rhythm within a desirable range
ischemia temporary deficiency of blood supply to any body part
lymph the fluid transported by the lymphatic vessels
heart murmur a soft blowing or rasping heart sound
tachycardia increased pulse rate
Created by: MrsSlagter