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cH 11 CARDIOSYSTEM

CARDIOVASCULAR

TermDefinition
ARTHEROMA FATTY SUBSTANCE TUMOR/GROWTH
ATRIAL PERTAINING TO THE ATRIUM
INTERATRIAL PERTAINING TO BETWEEN THE ATRIA
CARDIAC PERTAINING TO THE HEART
BRADYCARDIA STATE OF SLOW HEART BEATS
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM RECORD OF HEART ELECTRICITY
CARDIOMEGALY ENLARGE HEART
MYOCARDIAL PERTAINING TO THE HEART MUSCLE
CARDIOLOGIST SPECIALIST IN THE HEART SYSTEM
CARDIORRHEXIS RUPTURED HEART
TACHYCARDIA STATE OF FAST HEARTBEAT
CORONARY PERTAINING TO THE HEART
PHLEBITIS INFLAMMATION OF A VEIN
VALVOPLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR OF A VALVE
VALVULITIS INFLAMMATION OF A VALVE
VALVULAR PERTAINING TO A VALVE
VASCULAR PERTAINING TO A BLOOD VESSEL
VENOUS PERTAINING TO A VEIN
VENUE SMALL VEIN
VENOGRAM RECORD OF A VEIN
VENTRICULAR PERTAINING TO A VENTRICLE
INTERVENTRICULAR PERTAINING TO BETWEEN THE VENTRICLES
MURMUR** ABNORMAL HEART SOUND SUCH AS A SOFT BLOWING SOUND OR HARSH CLICK
ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION** SUDDEN DROP IN BLOOD PRESSURE A PERSON EXPERIENCES WHEN STANDING UP SUDDENLY
PALPITATIONS** POUNDING, RACING HEARTBEATS
PLAGUE** A YELLOW FATTY DEPOSIT OF LIPIDS IN AN ARTERY. A hallmark sign of atherosclerosis
REGURGITATION** TO FLOW BACKWARDS, IN THE CARDIO SYSTEM THIS REFERS TO THE BACK FLOW OF FLOOD
SPHYGMOMANOMETER** INSTRUMENT FOR MEASURING BLOOD PRESSURE
STENT** A STAINLESS STEEL TUBE PLACED WITHIN A BLOOD VESSEL OR A DUCT TO WIDEN THE LUMEN
STETHOSCOPE** INSTRUMENT FOR LISTENING TO BODY SOUNDS SUCH AS THE CHEST, HEART , OR INTESTINES
ANGIOGRAM RECORD OF A VESSEL
ANGIITIS INFLAMMATION OF A VESSEL
ANGIOPLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR OF A VESSEL
ANGIOSPASM INVOLUNTARY MUSCLE CONTRACTION OF A VESSEL
ANGIOSTENOSIS NARROWING OF A VESSEL
AORTIC PERTAINING TO THE AORTA
ARTERIAL PERTAINING TO THE ARTERY
ARTERIOLE SMALL ARTERY
ARTERIORRHEXIS RUPTURED ARTERY
ATHERECTOMY REMOVAL OF FATTY SUBSTANCE
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