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APNEA CESSATION OF BREATHING
ARRHYTHMIA VARIATION OF THE NORMAL RHYTHM OF THE HEART
ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS (ABG) AN INVASION TECHNIQUE OF DRAWING ARTERIAL BLOOD THAT HELPS EVALUATE GAS EXCHANGE IN THE LIUNGS. THE TEST MEASURES THE BLOOD'S ACIDITY (pH), PARTIAL PRESSURE OF THE ARTERIAL CARBON DIOXIDE (PaCO2), PARTIAL PRESSURE OF ARTERIAL OXYGEN (PaO2) AND BICA HCO3
ARTERIES BLOOD VESSELS CONTAINING BLOOD TRAVELING AWAY FROM THE HEART TO VITAL ORGANS AND TISSUES THROUGHOUT THE BODY
ARTERIOSCLEROTIC HEART DISEASE (ASHD, CORONARY HEART DISEASE) A NARROWING OF THE SMALL BLOOD VESSELS THAT SUPPLY BLOOD AND OXYGEN TO THE HEART. CONRONARY DISEASE USUALLY RESULTS FROM THE BUILD UP OF FATTY MATERIAL AND PLAQUE
ASTHMA A CONDITION MARKED BY RECURRENT ATTACKS OF DIFFICULTY BREATHING DUE TO CONSTRICTION OF THE MUSCLES SURROUNDING THE AIRWAYS OR INFLAMMATION OF THE AIR PASSAGES. IT IS CHARACTERIZED BU HYPERRESPONSIVE AIRWAYS THAT OVERREACT TO ENVIORMENTAL TRIGGERS CASUIN
ASTHMATIC BRONCHITIS AN INFECTION OF THE BRONCHIOLES ATTRIBUTED TO HYPERACTIVITY AND BRONCHOSPASMS
ARTIA-ATRIUM RECIEVING CHAMBERS OF THE HEART
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA MARKED BY RANDOMIZED CONTRACTION OF THE UPPER CHAMBERS OF THE HEART CAUSING IRREGULAR OFTEN RAPID HEART RATE
BARREL CHEST CHEST DEFORMITY CHARACTERIZED BY A GREATER THAN NORMAL FRONT TO BACK DIAMETER (CHEST IS ABNORMALLY ROUND AND BULGING) INDICATES THAT THE LUNGS HAVE LOST THEIR ELASTICITY AND THE DIAPHRAGM IS FLATTENED CAUSING AIR TRAPPING WITHIN THE LUNGS
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