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WTI Med Terms Week12

Medical Terms Week 12

TermDefinition
Hypoxia diminished availability of oxygen to the body tissues
Murmur a sound due to vibrations from the flow of blood through the heart or great vessels
Hemotoma localized swelling that is filled with blood caused by a break in the wall of a blood vessel
Embolism obstruction of a blood vessel by a foreign substance or a blood clot that travels through the bloodstream, lodging in a blood vessel, plugging the vessel
Ischemia deficient supply of blood to a body part due to obstruction of the inflow of arterial blood
Globulin any of a class of simple proteins (as myosin) that are insoluble in pure water but are soluble in dilute salt solutions and that occur widely in plant and animal tissues
Hypercalcemia elevated calcium levels in the blood
Hemorrhage the escape of blood from a ruptured vessel
Infarction an area of tissue that undergoes necrosis as a result of obstruction of local blood supply
Hemostasis a process which causes bleeding to stop
Hypoglycemia a condition characterized by an abnormally low level of blood sugar
Myocarditis inflammation of the heart muscle
Leukemia an acute or chronic disease in humans and other warm-blooded animals characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the tissues and often in the blood
Hyperlipidemia elevated lipid (fat) levels in the blood
Endocarditis an inflammation of one or more of the heart valves and lining tissues of the heart
Created by: lrhamyWTI