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Unit 8

blood vessels that carry blood AWAY from the heart artery
blood pressure- force of blood on the walls of an artery BP
pertaining to the heart cardiac
cont movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels to all parts of the body circulation
the process of breathing OUT air in respirations exhalation
process of breating IN air in respirations inhalation
body temperature above normal fever
hour hr
the act of feeling with the hands palpate
refers to the lungs pulmonary
rhythmic expansion and contractions of the arteries caused by the beating of the heart pulse
pulse taken at the wrist using the radial artery radial pulse
breathing, inhaling and exhaling respiration
a state of collapse resulting from reduced blood volume and blood pressure shock
ring like muscle that controls the opening and closing of a body opening sphincter
apparatus for taking blood pressure sphygmomanometer
instrument that allows one to listen to various sounds in the resident's body stethoscope
measurement of the amout of heat in the body at a give time (98.6F (37C) ) temperature
temperature, pulse, respiration TPR
vital signs, includes TPR and B/P VS
Created by: Patterson5