Chapter 8 Cardiovascular System Diseases And Disorders

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Chapter 8 Disease Condition Vocabulary. It is based on the Cardiovascular system diseases and disorders.


 
  
Created Jun 21, 2010
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Vessel Surgical Repair
 
Angioplasty
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Screens for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) by measuring the blood pressure at the...
 
Ankle-brachial index (ABI) test
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listening to the heart and movement of the blood in the vessels with a stethescope
 
Auscultation
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invasive procedure used to sample the blood in the chambers of the heart to determine the...
 
Cardiac catheterization
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an unusual strong, rapid, or irregular heart rate that is so abnormal that the individual...
 
Cardiac palpitations
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Blue condition
 
Cyanosis
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When the heart is at rest
 
Diastolic
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device placed over arteries to magnify the sound of blood flow. 
 
Doppler
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the picture produced during an electrocardiograph of the heart action
 
Electrocardiogram
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Material floating in the blood
 
Embolus
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inside artery excision (opening the artery and cleaning out the plaque).
 
Endarterectomy
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Loss of circulating blood volume
 
Exsanguination
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wild and uncoordinated heart rhythm
 
Fibrillation
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Blood in the chest cavity
 
Hemothorax
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condition of developing muscle cramps that are relieved with rest and increase with activity.
 
Intermittent Claudication
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Lack of oxygen
 
Ischemia
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Inner open space of width
 
Lumen
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Abnormal sound in the heart of vascular system
 
Murmur
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Openness
 
Patency
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to pour through or supply with blood
 
Perfusion
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Fatty cholesterol containing deposits.
 
Plaque
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When the heart beats
 
Systolic
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Rapid heart beat
 
Tachycardia
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Blood clot attached to a vein or artery
 
Thrombus


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