ALHS 1090 Chapter 8 Learning Activity 8-3

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infarction

area of tissue that undergoes necrosis

angina

chest pain

stenosis

narrowing of a vessel

regurgitation

backflow of blood due to hear failure

varices

varicose veins of the esophagus

bruit

soft, blowing sound heard on auscultation; murmur

insufficiency

failure of a hear valve to close properly

palpitation

sensation of the heart not beating normally

bradycardia

slow hear rate

aneurysm

localized abnormal dilation of a vessel

embolus

mass of undissolved matter circulating in blood or lymph channels

arrhythmia

inability of the heart to maintain a steady beat

arrest

condition of being stopped or bringing to a stop

diaphoresis

profuse sweating

thrombus

a blood clot in a vessel

hypertension

common disorder characterized by persistent elevated blood pressure

hyperlipidemia

excessive amounts of lipids in the blood

coarctation

narrowing of a vessel, especially the aorta

ischemia

local and temporary deficiency of blood supply due to circulatory obstruction

arteriosclerosis

build up of fatty plaque on an arterial wall

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