Medical Terminology Cardiovascular And Lymphatic System

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following disorders does NOT involve an interference of blood flow?
    • A. 

      Ischemia

    • B. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Arrhythmia


  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a type of cancer?
    • A. 

      Hodgkin's disease

    • B. 

      CHF

    • C. 

      DVT

    • D. 

      TIA


  • 3. 
    Which of the following abbreviations stands for a chamber of the heart?
    • A. 

      BP

    • B. 

      EKG

    • C. 

      RA

    • D. 

      PCP


  • 4. 
    Which of the following is responsible for causing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?
    • A. 

      HIV

    • B. 

      RV

    • C. 

      CAD

    • D. 

      LV


  • 5. 
    Which of the following may cause temporary strokelike symptoms?
    • A. 

      CHF

    • B. 

      TIA

    • C. 

      LA

    • D. 

      CPR


  • 6. 
    The abbreviation PTT stands for platelets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 7. 
    Lymphosarcoma is a type of cancer of lymphatic tissue not related to Hodgkin's disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 8. 
    A murmur is an abnormal blowing or swishing sound in the heart caused by turbulent blood flow or backflow through a leaky valve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 9. 
    An aneurysm is a weakened area in the wall of a vessel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    The abbreviation MI stands for muscle injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    The abbreviation PTCA stands for a type of food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    The abbreviation CABG stands for coronary artery bypass graft.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    An embolus is a soft blowing sound caused by turbulent blood flow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    The abbreviation CV stands for coronary vessel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 15. 
    Ischemia refers to a temporary reduction in blood supply to a localized area of tissue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 16. 
    The abbreviation ASHD stands for arteriosclerotic heart disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 17. 
    Fibrillation refers to an abnormal quivering of heart muscle fibers instead of an effective heartbeat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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