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Cardiovascular terms

A&P CH13 Cardiovascular System Clinical terms

TermDefinition
anastomosis connection between two blood vessels, sometimes produced surgically
angiospasm muscular spasm in the wall of a blood vessel
arteriography injection of radiopaque solution into the vascular system for X-ray examination of the arteries
asystole condition in which the myocardium fails to contract
cardiac tamponade compression of the heart by fluid accumulating within the pericardial cavity
congestive heart failure inability of the left ventricle to pump adequate blood to cells
cor pulmonale heart-lung disorder characterized by pulmonary hypertension and hypertrophy of the right ventricle
embolectomy removal of an embolus through an incision in a blood vessel
endarterectomy removal of the inner wall of an artery to reduce an arterial occlusion
palpitation awareness of a heartbeat that is unusually rapid, strong, or irregular
Created by: djhockett5