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Cardiovascular disease SPSC 2252

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Atherosclerosis deposits of plaque and fatty subtances in the linning of the artery.
Cardiovascular system Network of tubes that provide nutrients and oxygen throughout the body
Arteriosclerosis Narrowing and harding of arteries.
Plaque Accumaltion of deposits in the artery
Hypertension Highblood pressure
Angenia Pectoris Conary Heart disease due to Atheroscelrosis from build up of plaque.
Aneurysm Weakend in the blood vessal that causes it to bluge and burst.
Stroke The brain loses supply of oxygen.
Systolic Blood pressure refers to the bloodpressure on the wall f the aryeries when the heart CONTRACTS.
Diastolic Blood pressure Opposite of Systolic (heart in relaxation phase)
Fibrillation exhibits sporadic heartbeats quivering patterns.Heart is very inefficient to pump blood.
Collateral Circulation Heart will pump certain blood to adapt to the minor blockage. It reroutes the blood.
Benign Non-cancerous
Metastasis Tumour is not enclosed in a protective capsule and can spread.
Created by: sorealcrew