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cardiovasc syste

cardiovascular system

angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o, arteri/o artery
ather/o yellowish plaque, fatty substance
atri/o atrium
brachi/o arm
cardi/o heart
cholesterol/o cholesterol
coron/o heart
cyan/o blue
myx/o mucus
ox/o oxygen
percardi/o pericardium
phleb/o vein
sphygm/o pulse
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
valvul/o, valv/o valve
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle
arrhythmias abnormal heart rhythms
Failure of proper conduction of impulses from the SA node through the AV node to the atrioventricular bundle Heart block
Rapid but regular contractions, usualy of the atria flutter
Rapid, random, inefficient, and irregular contractions of the artria and ventricle fibrillation
A congenital malformation of the heart involving four distinct defects tetralogy of Fallot
The heart is unable to pump its required amount of blood congestive heart failure
Disease of the arteries surrounding the heart coronary artery disease
Improper closure of the mitral valve mitral valve prolapse
"Blue baby" cyanosis
Buldge in a blood vessel aneurysm
High blood pressure hypertension
Diseases caused by blockage of large arteries perpheral vascular disease
Abnormally swollen and twisted veins, usually occurring in the legs varicose veins
Varicose veins near the anus Hemorrhoids
Restriction in blood supply ischemia
Chest pain angina
Pin-point sized red dots under the skin's surface petechiae
ECHO echocardiography
CABG Coronary artery bypass grafting
ECG, EKG electrocardiography
AF atrial fibrillation
CAD coronary artery disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CK creatine kinase
HDL high-density lipoprotein
LDL low-density lipoprotein
MI myocardial infarction
LVAD left ventricular assist device
ACS acute coronary syndrome
ICD implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
TEE transesophageal echocardiography
Tc technetium
PCI percutaneous coronary intervention
CCU coronary care unit
PVC premature ventricular contraction
tPA tissue-type plasminogen activator
Echoes generated by high-frequency sound waves produce images of the heart electrocardiography
A thin, flexible tube is guided into the heart via a vein or an artery cardiac catheterization
Very brief discharges of electricity, applied across the chest to stop arrhythmias cardioversion
Arteries and veins are anastomosed to coronary arteries to detour around blockage coronary bypass surgery
The part of the cardiovascular system that carries oxygen-poor blood away from the heart to the lungs pulmonary circulation
The part of the cardiovascular system that carries oxygenated blood away from the heart to the body systemic circulation
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