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med term-cardio

ch 5 daymar college-jackson-newkirk

4 organs of the cardiovascular system heart, arteries, capillaries,veins
2 parts the cardiovascular system is divided into circulatory system and systemic system
-manometer instrument to measure pressure
steth/o chest
average beats per minute of the heart 60-100
heart is located here in the mediastinum, more to the left side of chest
heart is divided into right and left sides by a wall called this septum
how many chambers are in the heart four
the upper chambers of the heart atria
the lower chambers of the heart ventricles
the receiving chambers of the heart atria
the pumping chambers of the heart ventricles
these act as restraining gates to control the direction of blood flow valves
relaxation phase of the heart diastole
contraction phase of the heart systole
this is where the electrical impulse begins in the heart sa node
channel within blood vessels lumen
large thick walled vessels arteries
carry blood away from the heart arteries
carry blood to the heart veins
these arteries supply myocardium coronary arteries
measurement of the force exerted by blood against the walls of a vessel blood pressure
state of slow heart rate bradycardia
state of fast heart rate tachycardia
enlarged heart cardiomegaly
heart specialist cardiologist
sugical repair of a vessel angioplasty
narrowing of a vessel angiostenosis
listening to sounds within body using a stethoscope auscultation
area of necrotic tissue due to loss of blood supply infarct
to flow backward, back flow of blood through a valve. regurgitation
Created by: anewkirk