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Ch.11 Language of Medicine

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valve between left atrium and left ventricle   mitrial valve  
valve located between right atrium and right ventricle   tricupid valve  
second largest vein, returns blood to the right atrium of the hear from upper half of body   superior vena cava  
propels blood throught aortic valve into aorta. one of tow lower chambers of the heart.   left ventricle  
thin-walled upper chamber of the heart that recieves oxygen-poor blood from the vena cava   right artium  
valve located between right atrium and right ventricle.   tricuspid valve  
lower right chamber of heart   right ventricle  
blood vessel carring oxygen-poor blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs   pulmonary artery  
one of two paire of vessels carring oxygenated blood from the lungs to the lft atrium of the heart.   pulmonary vein  
oxgenated blood enter the heart from the pulmonary veins;contracts to force blood throught mitral valve   left atrium  
pretaining to unknown cause of diease   idiopathic  
instrument to measure BP   spygmomanometer  
smallest blood vessel   capillary  
affording free passage;being open and unobstruted   patent  
incision of a vein for the removal of lood   phlebotomy  
compact verson of a electrocrdiograph is worn during a 24 hour period to detct cardiac arrhythmias   holter monitor  
drug that increases the strength and regularity of the hearbeat. treas arrhythmias   digoxin  
swollen, twisted varicose veins in the rectal region   hemorrhoid  
blood clot that is carried by the bloodstream from one area of the body to another where it blocks a blood vessel   embolus  
chemicls measure i the blood as evidence of a heart attack   serum enzymes  
congenital malformation of heart, four separate defects of the heart occurring at birth   tetralogy of Fallot  
small artery   arteriole  
condition of holding back blood from an organ or tissue   ischemia  
deep vien thrombosis- blood clot forms in a large vein, usually in a lower limb   DVT  
relaxtion phase of the heartbeat   distole  
random, rapid, inefficient, irregular contractions of the artia on ventricles.   fibrillation  
relating to, being the coronary arteries or viens of the heart   coronary  
widening of a blood vessel;   vasodilation  
echoes generated by high frequency sound waves produce images of heart;echocardiography   ECHO  
snall pin-point hemorrhages under the skin   petechiae  
inflammation of the vein   phlebitis  
sac surrounding the heart   pericaradium  
contraction phase of the heartbeat   systole  
pain in the chest resulting from myocardial ischemia   angina  
abnormal conditon of bluness of skin, caused by decreased oxygen and increased carbon dioxide in the blood   cyanosis  
disease of the heart muscle   cardiomyopathy  
specialize muscle fibers connecting the artia with the ventricles and transmitting electrical impulses between them   bundle of HIS (atrioventricular bundle)  
sensitive nervous tissue in the wall of the right atrium;pacemaker of the heart   sinoatrial node (SA)  
specialized tissure in the all between the atria, electrical impulsed pass from a pacemaker (SA node) through the AV node and the atrioventricular bundle of HIS toward the ventricles   stioventricular node(AV)  
largest artey in the body   aorta  
weakening of an arterial wall, wich may lead to hemorrhage and cerebrovaslular accident (strok)   aneurysm  


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