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VOCABULARY CH 10

HEART

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ARTHEROSCLEROSIS hardening of arteries characterized by fatty deposits building up within the innerlayers of the wall of larger arteries
HYPERTENSION elavated blood pressure persistently higher than 135/85 mmhg
PULMONARY VEIN one of four large veins that returns oxygenated blood from the lungs back to the left atrium of heart
PULMONARY CIRCULATION circulation of the deoxygenated blood from the rigt ventricle of the heart to the lungs for oxygention and back to the left atrium of the heart
PULMONARY ARTERY one of a pair of arteries that transports deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs for oxygenation
PITTING EDEMA SWELLING USUALLY OF THE SKIN OF THE EXTREMITIES
PERICARDIUM DOUBLE MEMBRANOUS SAC THAT ENCLOUSES THE HEART AND ORIGINSOF GREAT BLOOD VESSELS
SYTOLE THE CONTRACTION PHASE OF THE HEART BEAT FORCING THE AORTA AND THE PULMONARY ARTERIES
VASOCONSTRICTION NARROWING OF THE LUMEN OF A BLOOD VESSEL
ANEURYSM LOCALIZED DILATION OF WEAKENED AREA OF THE WALL OF AN ARTERY
INFARCTION LOCALIZED AREA OF NECROSIS (DEATH) IN TISSUE, VESSEL, AN ORGAN
DIASTOLE PERIOD OF RELAXATION OF HEART
MEDIASTINUM AREA BETWEEN THE LUNGS IN THE CHEST CAVITY THAT CONTAINS THE HEART
ENDOCARDITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE INNER LINING OF THE HEART
CLAUDICATION CRAMPLIKE PAINS IN THE CALVES OF LEGS CAUSE BY POOR CIRCULATION TO MSCLES OF THE LEGS
DEPENDENT EDEMA A FLUID ACCUMULATION IN THE TISSUES INFLUENCED BY GRAVITY
CORONARY ARTERY ONE OF A PAIR OF ARTERIES THAT BRANCH FROM THE AORTA
VEGETATION AN ABNORMAL GROWTH OF TISSUE AROUND A VALVE
MYOCARDIUM MIDDLE MUSCULAR LAYER OF THE HEART
SYSTEMIC CIRCULATION THE CIRCULATION OF BLOOD FROM THE LEFT VENTRICLE OF THE HEART, THROUGHOUT THE BODY
MURMUR LOW PITCHED HUMMING OR FLUTTERING SOUND 'HEART MURMUR'
SA NODE PACEMAKER OF HEART
SEPTUM A WALL, OR PARTITION THAT DIVIDES OR SEPARATES TWO CAVITIES
PALPITATION POUNDING OR RACING OF THE HEART
EDEMA LOCALIZED OR GENERALIZED
OCCLUSION CLOSURE OR STATE OF BEING CLOSED
PACEMAKER SA NODE OF HTE HEART LACATED IN THE RIGHT ATRIUM
DYSRHYTHMIA ABNORMAL RHYTHM
BRUIT ABNORMAL SOUND OR MURMUR HEARD WHEN LISTENING TO A CAROTID ARTERY
CUSP ANY ONE OF THE SMALL FLAPS ON THE VALVES OF THE HEART
HYPOTENSION LOW BLOOD PRESSURE