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Cardiology 2

TermDefinition
embolectomy surgical removal of an embolus or clot
implantable cardiac defibrillator(ICD) device implanted in the body that continuously monitors the heart rythm
angiography radiographic imaging of blood vessels
angioscope instrument used to visual exam blood vessels
angioscopy visual examination of blood vessels
aortogram radiographic image of the aorta
arteriogram radiographic image of an artery
venogram radiographic image of a vein
echocardiogram record of the heart using sound
electrocardiogram record of the electrical activity of the heart
electrocardiograph instrument used to record electrical activity of the heart
electrocardiography process of recording the electrical activity of the heart
atrioventricular(AV) p2 to atrium and the ventricle
cardiac p2 the heart
cardiogenic originating in the heart
hypothermia condition of low body temperature
intravenous p2 within the vein
phlebologist person who studies and treats diseases of the vein
phlebology study of the vein
bruit abnormal vascular sound
diastole phase in the cardiac cycle in which the ventricles relax and fill with blood between contractions
extracorporeal occurring outside the body
estravasation escape of blood from vessel into the tissue
fibrillation rapid, quivering, non-coordinated contractions of the atria or ventricles
hypercholesterolemia excessive amount of cholesterol in the blood
hyperlipidemia excessive amount of fats in the blood
hypertriglyceridemia excessive amount of triglycerides in the blood
hypertension blood pressure above normal
hypotension blood pressure below normal
lumen space within a tubular part or organ-within a blood vessel
murmur short duration of heart sounds-distinct from normal heart sounds
occlude to close tightly or block
systole phase in the cardiac cycle-ventricles contract and eject blood
vasoconstrictor agent or nerve that narrows the blood vessels
vasodilator agent that enlarges the blood vessels
venipuncture puncture into the vein to remove blood, instill medication
Nephrotic kidney disorder
hypokinesis diminished movement
orthopnea shortness of breath
Created by: rharding