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103 Cards in this Set

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the upper chambers of the heart are the
the lower chambers of the heart are the
the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle is the
the valves that lie between the right atrium and the right ventricle and the left atrium and the left ventricle are the
atrioventricular valves
which of the following receives blood returning from the body?
right atrium
the two-layered sac surrounding the heart is the
a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrient-containing blood away from the heart is
a blood vessel that carries blood containing carbon dioxide and waste products back to the heart is a
the liquid portion of the blood in which cells are suspended is called
the cells that carry oxygen are called
the cells that combat infection are called
the system whose function is to return excessive tissue fluid to the blood is
the largest lymphatic organ in the adult body is the
the interstitial fluid collected by structures of the lymphatic system is called
small spherical bodies made up of lymphatic tissue are called
lymphatic nodes
which of the following is the function of the immune system?
protects the body against pathogens, foreign agents, toxins, and abnormal body cells
which of the following is important to the first line of defense provided by the immune system?
unbroken skin
the combining form angi/o is defined as
the combining form that means heart is
the combining form that means vein is
the combining form atri/o is defined as
the combining form thromb/o is defined as
the combining form isch/o is defined as
deficiency, blockage
the prefix that means slow is
the suffix -poiesis is defined as
the suffix -graph means
an instrument used to record; record
the suffix that means abnormal reduction in number is
the suffix that means formation is
the usffix that means hardening is
the term that means enlargement of the heart is
the term valvulitis is defined as inflammation of the
valves of the heart
the term ischemia is defined as
deficiency of blood (flow)
the term that means inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart is
hardening of the arteries is called
the term that means abnormal reduction of all blood cells is
a tumor composed of blood vessels is called
the term cardiomyopathy is defined as
disease of the heart muscle
the term lymphadenitis is defined as inflammation of
lymph nodes
chest pain that occurs when there is an insufficient supply of blood to the heart is called
angina pectoris
the term arrhythmia means
abnormal variation in the heart rhythm
the ballooning of a weakened portion of an arterial wall is called
a sudden cessation of cardiac output and effective circulation is called
cardiac arrest
the inability of the heart to pump enough blood through the body to supply the tissues
congestive heart failure
the condition that reduces the flow of blood through the coronary arteries to the myocardium and is common cause of heart failure is called
coronary artery disease
a malignant disease characterized by an excessive increase in whit blood cells formed in the bone marrow is
an acute infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus is
infectious mononucleosis
a disease of the arteries in the arms and legs resulting in narrowing or complete obsrction of the artery is called
peripheral arterial disease
which of the following is also called a heart attack
myocardial infarction
an inherited bleeding disorder most commonly caused by a deficiency of the coagulation factor VIII is
the term anemia is defined as
a reduction in the number of red blood cells
excision within the artery (of plaque from the arterial wall) is called
the term that means surgical fixation of the spleen is
the term angioplasty is defined as the
surgical repair of a blood vessel
the term that means surgical puncture to aspirate fluid from the sac surrounding the heart (pericardium) is
the term thymectomy is defined as an
excision of the thymus gland
a surgical technique to bring a new blood supply to heart muscles by detouring around blocked arteries is
coronary artery bypass graft
an injection of a medication either intravenously or intraarterially to dissolve blood clots in the coronary arteries is called
intracoronary thrombolytic therapy
the term femoropopliteal bypass is defined as
a procedure to divert the flow of blood past a blocked femoral artery
the procedure which uses a needle puncture to obtain a sample of bone marrow for study, usually from the ilium, is called
bone marrow biopsy
the procedure in which a balloon is passed through a blood vessel to the area in which the plaque is formed is called
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
an angioscope is an
instrument used for visual examination )of the lumen) of a blood vessel
a record of the electrical activity of the heart is called an
the radiographic imaging of a vein is called a
the term echocardiogram is defined as the
record of the heart (structure and motion) using sound
a study that uses sound for detection of blood flow within the vessels is called
Doppler ultrasound
a blood test to measure an amino acid in the blood that if elevated may indicate an increased risk of cardiovascular disease is is
the blood test used to measure the volume of red blood cells is
the device used for measuring blood pressure is a
a test that evaluates cardiac function during physical stress is an
exercise stress test
a test done to determine the time it takes for a blood clot to form is called
coagulation time
a blood test used to determine the concentration of oxygen-carrying components in red blood cells is
the blood test for determining coagulation activity defects is called
prothrombin time
the term cardiology means
the study of the heaert
the term hemostasis is defined as the
stoppage of bleeding
the term that means a condition of (body) temperature that is below normal is
the term that means removal of the liquid portion of the blood (from withdrawn blood) is
a physician who studies and treats diseases of the veins is called a
an anticoagulant agent is one that
slows down the blood clotting process
the puncture of a vein to remove blood, instill a medication, or start an intravenous infusion is
an excessive amount of fat in the blood is called
the term blood dyscrasia is defined as
a pathological condition of the blood
the phase in the cardiac cycle in which the ventricles relax between contractions is called
a lumen is a
space within a tubular part or organ
the term systole is defined as
a phase in the cardiac cycle in which the ventricles contract
which of the following is the correct spelling of the term which means rapid loss of bblood
and exaggerated life-threatening reaction to a previously encountered antigen is called
a condition in which pathogenic microorganisms, usually bacteria,, enter the bloodstream, causing a systemic inflammatory response to the infection is called
the abbreviation for disorder of the heart brought about by persistent high blood pressure is
the abbreviation for record of the electrical activity of the heart is
a test to monitor anticoagulation therapy is
PT (protrombin time)
the abbreviation for a nuclear medicine can that visualizes the heart from several different angles is
the abbreviation for sudden symptoms of insufficient blood supply to the heart is
blood pressure may be reduced with the use of an agent that enlarges the lumen of blood vessels, or a
because the collapse of a vein following coronary artery bypass surgery may occur, a significant concern in the care of these patients postoperatively in a blood pressure reading below normal or
following her bout with rheumatic fever, the child began showing signs of narrowing of the mitral valve from scarring or
mitral valve stenosis
to evaluate the patient's anemia, the hematologist recommended a needle puncture to remove bone marrow for study or a
bone marrow biopsy
the patient had shortness of breath and pain radiating down his left arm. an EKG showed abnormalities. the further define the etiology of the patient's symptoms, the cardiologist ordered cardiac catheterization, also called coronary
because of one completely and two partially obstructed arteries, the patient was scheduled for surgery to bring, a new blood supply to the heart muscle by detouring around the obstructed arteries called
bone marrow
deficiency, blockage