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Muscle

Tissues consisting of cells that can contracts

Contract

Draw together or shorten

trophy

development nourishment

delt

triangle

oid

resembling

latissimusdorsi

wide

deltoid

shoulder muscle

brachi

arm

radi

radius

alis

pertaining to

duct

to lead

Quadriceps femoris muscle

anterior thigh muscle with four heads

Quadriceps of the femur

Rectus femoris
vastus lateralis
vastus medialis
vastus intermedius

Hamstring group

Biceps femoris
semimembranosus
semitendinosus

gastrocnem

calf of the leg

ius

pertaining too

rehabilitation medicine

focus on function to maintain independence and a good quality of life

activities of daily living

eating, bathing, dressing,grooming, toileting, and transferring

mediastinum

area between lungs containing heart, aorta, venae, cavae, esophagus, and trachea

apex

pointed end or tip

endo

inside

um

structure

atrium

chamber where blood enters heart on both right and left side

ventricle

chamber of the heart that pumps blood

septum

wall dividing two cavities

cusp

point

tricuspid

three points or flaps on right side between

bicuspid

"mitral valve"
2 points or flaps on left side between atrium and ventricle

systole

contraction when blood is forced through the heart and circulatory system

dyatole

dilation of heart cavities during which they refill

gram

a record

graph

to record

dys

bad, difficult

bradi

slow, less that 60 bmp

tachy

rapid, faster than 100 bmp

murmur

heart valve that opens or closes abnormally

a fib ( atrial fibrillation)

the two atria quivering uncontrollably rather than contracting

palpitation

forcible or rapid beat of heart felt my patient

steno

narrow

sis

abnormal condition

incompetence

valve does not close completely and blood regurgitates through the valve

pericarditis

interfered with the ability of the heart to contract because the fluid builds up between the 2 layers of the pericardium

artheroma

fatty deposit and lining of an artery

arteriosclerosis

artery, hardness, abnormal condition
hardening of the arteries

angina pectoris

pain in the chest on exertion

myocardial infarction

heart attack

ishemia

lack of blood supply to a tissue

infarction

sudden blockage of artery

necr

death

necrosis

pathological death of cells or tissue

myocardial infarction

cornary arteries become blocked, the blood supply to a part of your cardiac muscle is cut off and the cells supplied to the artery die within minutes

thrombo-

clot

phleb-

vein

thrombo phlebitis

inflammation of the veins with formation of a clot

aneurysm

localized dilation of the artery

the raynaud disease

is a episode of a spasm (following exposure to a cold) to small arteries, hands and feet

carotid artery disease

plaques deposits can put patients at risk for stroke. bruit may be heard by auscultation

end-

within

endarterectomy

removal of plaque from an artery

hemo

blood

hemato

blood

plasma

91% of water

erythrocyte

red cell

hemoglobin

blood protein that transport oxygen, carborn dioxide, and nitr oxide

leukocyte

white blood cells active again infection

thrombocyte

blood clot, cell

anemia

blood condition

lysis

destruction

pallar

pale color

hypoxia

below normal oxygen condition

anoxia

without oxygen

penia

deficiency

pancytopenia

deficiency of all blood types

coagul

clot, clump

coagulopathies

disorders of blood clotting

hemostatis

control of or stop bleeding

philia

attraction

vascul

blood vessel

thrombocytopenia

deficiency of platelets

purpura

bleeding into skin from small arterioles that produce larger individual lesions

petechiae

pin pointed red spots

embolus

attached piece of thrombus. that blocks foreign body that blocks blood vessel

hematoma

bruise

patho

disease

gen

produce, create , or form

spleen

largest lymphatic located in the LUQ

aden

gland

lymphaden

lymph nodes

lymphademia

tissues swelling due to lymphatic tissue

splen

spleen

megaly

enlargement

immunity

state of being able to resist a specific infectious disease

immunization

preventive method of stimulation immune system without exposing body to infection

autoimmune

immune reaction directed again persons own tissue

dormant

inactive

nosecomial

acquired while in hospital

inspiration

into, breath, action

espir

to breathe

olfac

smell

bradypnea

slow breathing

dyspnea

difficult breathing

eupnea

normal breathing

hypepnea

excessive breathing

tachypnea

rapid breathing

hemoptysis

blood spit

plumenoary emphysema

airway is enlarged or barrel chested

cystic fibrosis(cf)

thick bronchial secretion

hemothorax

blood in pleural cavity

pneumothorax

air in pleural cavity

centesis

to puncture

tomy

surgical incision

stomy

new opening

ator

person or thing that does something

ventil

wind

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