pertaining to heart muscle

pertaining to heart muscle


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phleb/oA combining form other than ven/o that means vein is _______.
ventricul/oA combining form that means ventricle is _______.
angi/oA combining form that means vessel is _______.
aort/oA combining form that means aorta is _______.
arteri/oA combining form that means artery is _______.
ather/oA combining form that means fatty substance or plaque is _______.
atriumThe combining form atri/o means ______________.
heart cardi/oThe combining form coron/o means ______________. What is our other combining form for heart?
blood vessel vas/oThe combining form vascul/o means ______________. What is our other combining form for blood vessel?
pulseThe combining form sphygm/o means ______________.
valve valv/oThe combining form valvul/o means ______________. What is our other combining form for valve?
clotThe combining form thromb/o means ______________.
plugThe combining form embol/o means ______________.
-manometerA suffix that means instrument to measure pressure is ______________.
-uleA suffix other than ole that means small is ______________.
-sclerosisA suffix that means hardening is ______________.
brady-A prefix that means slow is ___________.
hyper-A prefix that means excessive is ___________.
angiogramA medical term that means record of a vessel is ___________.
angiospasmA medical term that means involuntary muscle contraction of a vessel is ___________.
arterialA medical term that means pertaining to an artery is ___________.
atrialA medical term that means pertaining to an atrium is ___________.
arterioleA medical term that means small artery is ___________.
varicosisA medical term that means abnormal condition of having a varicosity is ___________.
atherectomyA medical term that means surgical removal of a fatty substance is ___________.
interatrialA medical term that means pertaining to between the atria is ___________.
bradycardiaA medical term that means state of slow heart is ___________.
cardiomegalyA medical term that means enlarged heart is ___________.
cardiologistA medical term that means one who studies the heart is ___________.
tachycardiaA medical term that means state of fast heart is ___________.
phlebitisA medical term that means inflammation of a vein is ___________.
pertaining to the heartCoronary is a medical term that means ___________.
surgical repair of a valveValvoplasty is a medical term that means ___________.
pertaining to the atrium and ventricleAtrioventricular is a medical term that means ___________.
hardening of plaqueAtherosclerosis is a medical term that means ___________.
pertaining to the heart muscleMyocardial is a medical term that means ___________.
record of the electricity of the heartElectrocardiogram is a medical term that means ___________.
pertaining to a valveValvular is a medical term that means ___________.
pertaining to a veinVenous is a medical term that means ___________.
small veinVenule is a medical term that means ___________.
abnormal condition of having clotsThrombosis is a medical term that means ___________.
ventricularA medical term that means pertaining to a ventricle is ___________.
interventricularA medical term that means pertaining to between the ventricles is ___________.
cardiologyA medical term that means study of the heart is ___________.
sphygmomanometerA medical term that means instrument to measure pressure of the pulse is ___________.
cardiomyopathyA medical term that means heart muscle disease is ___________.
pericardialA medical term that means pertaining to around the heart is ___________.
arteriosclerosisA medical term that means abnormal condition of hardening of an artery is ___________.
endocardialA medical term that means pertaining to inside the heart is ___________.
trueTrue or falsethe cardiovascular system consists of the heart and blood vessels.
true oxygenatedTrue or falseblood is carried away from the heart by arteries. Is this blood oxygenated or deoxygenated?
false... they are the larger pumping chambersTrue or falsethe ventricles are the smaller pumping chambers of the heart.
true Tricuspid valve, pulmonary valve, mitral valve, aortic valveTrue or falsethere are four valves in the heart. What are they?
trueTrue or falseheart valves prevent backflow of blood.
false Arteries, capillariesTrue or falseoxygen and nutrients are delivered to tissues by veins. Delivered by _________ to _______ where gas exchange occurs
true cardiac involuntary striatedTrue or falsethe heart is composed of muscle tissue. What type? Voluntary or involuntary? Striated or unstriated?
false to the lungs for reoxygenation to the leftTrue or falsethe aorta carries blood from the right ventricle to the body. Right ventricle pumps where? What ventricle pumps to the body then?
trueTrue or falsethe combing form angi/o can be used to refer to either blood vessels or lymph vessels.
false ather/o infarctTrue or falsean infarct is a fatty deposit of lipids in an artery. What is a fatty deposit of lipids? An ______ is an area of tissue necrosis that develops from ischemia
trueTrue or falsea sphygmomanometer is commonly called a blood pressure cuff.
trueTrue or falsea stethoscope is used for auscultation.
congestive heart failure Falseit develops when heart muscle is not able to pump blood forcefully enough, reducing blood flow to the body; it results in weakness, dyspnea, and edemaCHF is an abbreviation for _______ _______ ________. True or falseit is the result of a heart murmur
trueTrue or falsea heart murmur is an abnormal heart sound such as a soft blowing or harsh click.
trueTrue or falsean infarct is an area of tissue in an organ that has undergone necrosis due to ischemia.
false stent pacemaker bradycardiaTrue or falsea stent is an electrical device that artificially stimulates the heart muscle to contract. A _______ is a tube placed within a blood vessel to widen the lumen so blood flow is not restricted. What is the above? would you need this for treatment of bradycardia or tachycardia?
trueTrue or falsethe atria receive blood returning to the heart.
trueTrue or falsethe medical term arrhythmia refers to an irregular heartbeat.
false TachycardiaTrue or falseBradycardia means fast heartbeat. What is the correct term for this?
false artery, arterialTrue or falsean aneurysm is a the widening of a vein. It is localized widening of a(n) ______ due to weakness in the __________ wall.
trueTrue or falsea Holter monitor is worn by the patient for at least a few hours.
Holter monitorused to assess heart and pulse activity as a person goes through activities of daily living.
false ThrombusTrue or falsean embolus is a stationary clot forming inside a blood vessel. What is a stationary clot called?
embolusA(n) _________ is a floating plug or piece that has broken free from a clot, mass of fat, or bacteria.
false interventricularTrue or falseintraventricular means between the ventricles. What is the correct term for the definition above?
trueTrue or falsea catheter is a thin tube inserted into the body.
false Loosethey fail to shut tightly; results in backflow of blood; creates murmur soundTrue or falsein heart valve prolapse, the flaps of the heart valves are too stiff. The cusps or flaps of the heart valves are too ________.
trueTrue or falseangina pectoris may be a symptom of a heart attack.
trueTrue or falsean occlusion is a blockage of a blood vessel.
falseTrue or falsecongenital septal defects (CSD) always affect the atria.
trueTrue or falsemyocardial infarction is a medical term for heart attack.
deep vein thrombosis false veinsDVT is an abbreviation for ________ _________ _________. True or falsethis is the formation of a clot in the deep arteries of the legs. It is the deep _________.
false cardiomyopathyTrue or falsemyocarditis is disease of the heart muscle. Disease of the heart muscle is ___________.
trueTrue or falsean endarterectomy may be performed to remove plaques from an artery.
trueTrue or falsehypertension means high or elevated blood pressure.
trueTrue or falsean increase in the blood levels of cardiac enzymes indicates damage to the heart muscle.
trueTrue or falsean electrocardiogram is a record of the electrical activity of the heart.
false It is an imaging technique using ultrasound to evaluate blood flow through vessels, movements of heart valves, and movement of heart muscle during contractionallows for a moving imageTrue or falseDoppler ultrasonography is used to measure blood pressure. What is the above used for?
cardiopulmonary resuscitation trueThe abbreviation CPR stands for _________________ __________. True or false...it is a combination of chest compressions and artificial respiration.
trueTrue or falsePercutaneous transluminal angioplasty uses a balloon to enlarge narrowed blood vessel.
true DefibrillationTrue or falsefibrillation is the abnormal quivering of heart fibers. How is this corrected?
Defibrillationthe use of an instrument to give an electrical shock to the heart for the purpose of converting arrhythmia back to normal heart beat
trueTrue or falsea thrombolytic medication dissolves or destroys clots.
false ECG or EKG Record of the electrical activity of musclesTrue or falsean EMG is the record of the electrical activity of the heart. The correct abbreviation would be? What is an EMG?
falseTrue or falsethe spleen is part of the cardiovascular system.
varic/o__________ is the combining form that means dilated vein..
endocardium pericardiumThe lining of the inside of the heart is referred to as the _______________. What is the lining around the heart?
myocardiumThe layer of the heart that is responsible for contracting in order to pump blood is called the _______________.
falsethe ventricles are responsible for thisTrue or falsethe atria are responsible for pumping blood out of the heart.
cuspsThe flaps of the heart valves are also called _________.
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