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  1. automated external defibrillator
  2. cardiomyopathy
  3. aplastic anemia
  4. anemia
  5. cholesterol
  1. a electronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm
  2. b a general term for disease of the heart muscle, such as alcoholic cardiomyopathy (damage to the heart muscle caused by excessive consumption of alcohol)
  3. c a deficiency of red blood cells
  4. d a normocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by the failure of bone marrow to produce red blood cells
  5. e a type of fat made by the body from saturated fat; a minor part of fat in foods

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a drug that causes the body to lose fluids; not effective for loss of body fat
  2. surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior of an artery
  3. the most common form of CVD; a disease characterized by plaques along the inner walls of the arteries.
  4. any of several kinds of irregularity or loss of rhythm of the heartbeat
  5. of or pertaining to an artery

5 True/False questions

  1. erythr/oaorta; largest artery


  2. thallium stress test (TST)performed to evaluate how well blood flows through the coronary arteries of the heart muscle during exercise


  3. cardiac catheterizationprocedure where a catheter is inserted into an artery and guided into the heart; may be used for diagnosis of blockages or treatment


  4. coronary thrombosisthe closing off of a vessel that feeds the heart muscle by a stationary clot, or thrombus


  5. cardiovascularpertaining to the heart and blood vessels (cardi/o means heart, vascul means blood vessels, and -ar means pertaining to)


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