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Terminology for temperature, pulse and respiration

Tachypnea Fast or rapid breathing
Bradypnea Slow breathing rate
Tachycardia Fast heart beat
Bradycardia Slowness of the heart beat.
Systole contraction of the heart
Asystole Is a state of no cardiac electrical activity, hence no contractions of the myocardium and no cardiac output or blood flow.Asystole is one of the conditions that may be used for a medical practitioner to certify clinical or legal death.
Eupnea Easy, free respiration, as is observed normally under resting conditions.
Apnea Temporary absence or cessation of breathing. (Cuando para la respiracion)
Hyperpnea Abnormally deep and rapid breathing.
Bounding A gait in which the animal progresses in a series of bounds instead of a normal walking or running gait.
Thready Weak, thin; shallow.
Hyperventilation Abnormally increased pulmonary ventilation, resulting in reduction of carbon dioxide tension, which, if prolonged, may lead to alkalosis.<<<(a pathologic condition due to accumulation of base in, or loss of acid from, the body.)
Dyspnea Difficult breathing
Fever Is any body temperature elevation over 100 °F (37.8 °C).
Febrile Pertaining to fever. Characterized by fever; called also feverish, pyrectic, and pyretic.
Afebrile Without fever.
Angina Severe episodes of spasmodic choking og suffocating chest pain caused by an insufficient supply of oxygen to the heart muscle
Created by: ayl95