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MedTerm Chap 11

LOM Chapter 11 Vocabulary

Aorta largest artery in the body
Arteriole small artery
Artery largest type of blood vessel; carries blood away from the heart
Atrioventricular bundle specialized muscle fibers in the wall between the ventricles that carry the electric impulses to the ventricles.
Atrioventricular node specialized tissue at the base of the wall between the two upper heart chambers.
Atrium one of two upper chambers of the heart.
Capillary smallest blood vessel
Coronary arteries the blood vessels that branch from the aorta and carry oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle.
Deoxygenated blood blood that is oxygen-poor
Diasystole relaxation phase of the heartbeat
Endocardium inner lining of the heart
Endothelium innermost lining of the blood vessels.
Mitrial valve valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart; bicuspid valve.
Murmur abnormal heart sound caused by improper closure of the heart valves.
Myocardium muscle layer of the heart.
Pericardium sac-like membrane surrounding the heart.
Pulmonary artery artery carrying oxygen-poor blood from the heart to the lungs.
Pulmonary circulation flow of blood from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart.
Pulmonary valve one of two pairs of vessels carrying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.
Septum partition; in the cardiovascular system, between the right and left sides of the heart.
Sinoatrial node pacemaker of the heart.
Sphygmomanometer intrument to measure blood pressure.
Systemic circulation flow of blood from the body cells to the heart and back out from the heart to the cells.
Systole contraction phase of the heartbeat.
Tricuspid valve Located between the right atrium and the right ventricle.
Vein thin-walled vessel that carries blood from body tissues and lungs to the heart.
Vena cava largest vein in the body. The superior and inferior bring blood into the right atrium of the heart.
Ventricle one of two lower chambers of the heart.
Venule small vein
Angio vessel
Aorto aorta
Artero artery
Arterio artery
Athero yellowish plaque, fatty substance
Atrio atrium, upper heart chamber
Brachio arm
Cardio heart
Corono heart
Cyano blue
Myxo mucus
Oxo oxygen
Pericardio pericardium
Phlebo vein
Sphygmo pulse
Stetho chest
Thrombo clot
Valvulo valve
Valvo valve
Vaso vessel
Vasculo vessel
Veno vein
Veni vein
Ventriculo ventricle, lower heart chamber
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