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Unit 12

acute myocardial infarction-heart attack ami
cutting off of a body part amputation
chest pain angina
fatty build up of plaque in the lining of the arteries arteriosclerosis
arteriorsclerortic heart disease ASHD
affecting both sides of the body bilateral
the fluid that circulates through the heart, areteries, veins, and capillaries. it carries food and oxygen to the tissues and takes away waste matter and carbon dioxide blood
coronary artery disease (same as ASHD) CAD
heart muscle stops beating cardiac arrest
congestive heart failure CHF
abnormal amounts of blood or fluid in a body part such as the lungs congestion
connects, anchors, and supports other body tissue connective tissue
muscle between the chest cavity and the abd cavity; assists with breathing diaphragm
fracture; broken bone Fx
hypertension; high B/P HTN
where two bones come together joint
thin layer of tissue membrane
a part of the body made of several types of tissues grouped together organ
chest cavity, thoracic cavity; contains the heart and lungs pleural cavity
blood clots thrombi
Created by: Patterson5