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A blood vessel that carries oxygen-poor blood from the heart to the lungs... Pulmonary artery
A local widening of an artery... Aneurysm
Blood vessels branching from the aorta to carry oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle... Coronary Artery
Cardiac arrhythmia: fibrillation
Click-murmur syndrome mitral valve prolapse
Patent means... Open
Phlebitis Inflammation of the vein
Sensitive tissue in the right atrium wall that begins the heartbeat Sinoatrial node
The cause of essential hypertension is: Idiopathic
COPD CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE: Airway obstruction associated with emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Orthopnea Breathing is easier in an upright position
Atelectasis Collapsed lung
Pulmonary abscess Localized area of pus formation on the lung.
Adenoids Nasopharyngeal lymphatic tissue
Mediastinum Space between the lungs and chest.
The "P" in DPT stands for Pertussis
Endotracheal intubation Tube is placed through the mouth to the trachea to establish an airway
Bronchi Tubes that bifurcate from the windpipe.
Asbestosis Type of pneumoconiosis
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