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Tina week 2

vocabulary words

The Cavities or sockets of either jaw, in which the roots of the teath are embedded alveoli
A sac formed by the localized dilatation of the wall of an artery, a vein, or the heart. aneurysm
Abence of oxygen in the tissues, formerly used interchangeably with Hypoxia to mean a reduction fo oxygen in body tissues below physiologic levels. anoxia
Patients having an episode of this are said to be apneic. apnea
Variation from the normal rhythm, especially of the heartbeat. arrhythmia
fluid accumulates and causes the abdominal wall to bulge outward. ascites
May occur when person is unconsciour or under the effects of general anesthetic aspiration
A collapsed ofr airless state of the lung, which may be acute or chronic. atelectasis
a yellow-brown or yellow-green, bitter-tasting, thick fluid. bilirubin
condition of a slow heart rate. bradycardia
Abnormally slow rate of breathing. May be caused by a chemical imbalance or neurological damage that affects the respiratory center of the brain. bradypnea
Small tubular air passageway that branches off the bronchus. bronchiole
Twisting of a loop of intestine around itself or around another segment of intestine because of a structural abnormality of the mesentery volvulus
Any disease condition of the heart muscle that includes heart enlargement and heart failure. cardiomyopathy
small hairs that move in coordinated waves and carry mucus and trapped particles toward the throat where they can be expelled. cilia
Difficult or painful eating or swallowing. dysphagia
Condition in [the lungs of] pus. empyema
The abdominal cavity is continuous with the(Turley, Susan M.. Medical Language. Prentice Hall 13.2.2). <vbk:9780558029944#outline(13.2.2)> pelvic
Which of the patient's symptoms is directly related to the nervous system tachycardia
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