Chapter 8 Cardiovascular System Diseases And Disorders

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


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