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MOD 93 Week 3

Bradycardia Heart rate under 60 bpm
Atherosclerosis Build up of fatty substances in arteries
Cardiomegaly Enlargement of the heart
Hypercholesterolemia High blood cholestrol
Endocardium Inner layer of heart
Tachycardia Heart rate over 100 bpm
Pericardiocentesis Removal of fluid from the pericardium
Ischemia Holding back of blood
Ectopic Heartbeat outside regular rate and rhythm
Asystole Without heart contraction (flat line)
Varicose Pretaining to twisted or swollen vein
Erythrocytes Red blood cells
Vasoconstriction Constriction of a blood vessel
Cardiologist Heart specialist
Hypertrophy Increased growth
MI Myocardial Infraction
EKG, ECG Electrocardiogram
HTN Hypertension
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
V tach Ventricular tachycardia
PVC Premature Ventricular Contractions
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
HDL High Density Lipoprotein
LDL Low Density Lipoprotein
Lasix (Diuretic) Hypertension
Lopressor (Beta Blocker) HTN, CHF, Angina Pectoris
Lotensin (Ace Inhibitor) Hypertension
Verapamil (Calcium Channel Blocker) Angina Pectoris, Artial Flutter
Nitroglycerin (Nitrate) Anti Anginal
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