Chapter 9 Terms 5

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Chapter 9 Terms 5

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  • 1. 
    An abnormal sound heard in auscultation
  • 2. 
    Pathologic accumulation of fluid in the pericardial sac.
  • 3. 
    A heartbeat that originates from some part of the heart other than the SA node.
  • 4. 
    Premature heart contraction that occurs separately from the normal beat and originates from a part of the heart other than the SA node.
  • 5. 
    Very rapid (200-300bpm) but regular contractions, as in the atria or the ventricles.
  • 6. 
    A condition of lower-than-normal blood pressure
  • 7. 
    Pain in a muscle during exercise caused by inadequate blood supply.
  • 8. 
    Movement of the mitral valve cusps into the left atrium when the ventricles contract
  • 9. 
    Arteriosclerotic disease of the vessels, usually peripheral vessels
  • 10. 
    A sensation of abnormally rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • 11. 
    Potentially fatal collagen disease causing inflammation of small visceral arteries.
  • 12. 
    A disorder characterized by abnormal constriction of peripheral vessels in the arms and legs on exposure to cold.
  • 13. 
    A backward flow, such as the backflow of blood through a defective valve
  • 14. 
    Stoppage of normal flow, as of blood or urine
  • 15. 
    Bacterial growth in a heart or valves previously damaged by rheumatic fever
  • 16. 
    A combination of four congenital heart abnormalities; pulmonary artery stenosis, interventricular septal defect, displacement of the aorta to the right, and right ventricular hypertrophy.
  • 17. 
    Inflammation and thrombus formation resulting in occlusion of small vessels, especially in the legs.
  • 18. 
    Irregular bacterial outgrowths on the heart valves, associated with rheumatic fever.
  • 19. 
    A cardiac arrhythmia consisting of tachycardia and a premature ventricular beat caused by an alternative conduction pathway.
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