Medical Terminology Cardiovascular And Lymphatic System

17 Questions  I  By Torreb on October 31, 2010
Multiple Choice Exam dealing with the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System.

  
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1.  Which of the following disorders does NOT involve an interference of blood flow?
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2.  Which of the following is a type of cancer?
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B.
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D.
3.  Which of the following abbreviations stands for a chamber of the heart?
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B.
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D.
4.  Which of the following is responsible for causing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?
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B.
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D.
5.  Which of the following may cause temporary strokelike symptoms?
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B.
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6.  The abbreviation PTT stands for platelets.
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B.
7.  Lymphosarcoma is a type of cancer of lymphatic tissue not related to Hodgkin's disease.
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B.
8.  A murmur is an abnormal blowing or swishing sound in the heart caused by turbulent blood flow or backflow through a leaky valve.
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B.
9.  An aneurysm is a weakened area in the wall of a vessel.
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B.
10.  The abbreviation MI stands for muscle injury.
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B.
11.  The abbreviation PTCA stands for a type of food.
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B.
12.  The abbreviation CABG stands for coronary artery bypass graft.
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B.
13.  An embolus is a soft blowing sound caused by turbulent blood flow.
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B.
14.  The abbreviation CV stands for coronary vessel.
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B.
15.  Ischemia refers to a temporary reduction in blood supply to a localized area of tissue.
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B.
16.  The abbreviation ASHD stands for arteriosclerotic heart disease.
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B.
17.  Fibrillation refers to an abnormal quivering of heart muscle fibers instead of an effective heartbeat.
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B.
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