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Chapter 11

Medical Terminology

Record (x-Ray) of a blood vessel Angiogram
Surgical Repair of a Blood Vessel Angioplasty
Narrowing of the Aorta Aortic Stenosis
Hardening of the Arteries Arteriosclerosis
Surgical Connection between Arteries. Arterial Anastomosis
Recording of the arteries with an injected Contrast Arteriography
Removal of Fat in the Artery Atherectomy
Collection of Fat in an Artery Atheroma
Hardening of the Arteries with deposit of Fatty substance Atherosclerosis
Upper Chamber of the Heart Atrial
Pertaining to Atrium and ventricle (upper and lower chambers of the Heart) Atrioventricular
Branches from Aorta to bring blood to arm Brachial Artery
Condition of Slow Heartbeat Bradycardia
Heart's Failure to pump adequately Cardiogenic Shock
Enlargement of the Heart Cardiomegaly
Disease of the Heart Cardiomyopathy
Branch from Aorta to bring Oxygen rich blood to Heart Muscles Coronary Arteries
Bluish Discoloration of the blood due to poor Oxygen Cyanosis
Removal of the Inner Lining of the Artery Endarterectomy
Condition of excessive cholesterol in Blood Hypercholesterolemia
Decreased Oxygen in the Air Hypoxia
Benign Tumor of the Heart Myxoma
Surgical Puncture of the membrane surrounding the heart Pericardiocentesis
Incision of a vein Phlebotomy
Instrument to examine the chest Stethoscope
Fast Heartbeat Tachycardia
Destruction of Clots Thrombophlebitis
Incision of a Valve Valvotomy
Surgical Repair of a valve Valvuloplasty
Blood Vessels Vascular
Narrowing of Vessels Vasoconstriction
Widening of the Vessels Vasodilation
Veins Venous
Incision of a vein for Phlebotomy or start an Intravenous Infusion. Venipuncture
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