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5 Matching Questions

  1. ACE inhibitor
  2. blood dyscrasia
  3. thromb/o
  4. hem/o hemat/o
  5. thrombolytic
  1. a blocks the action of the enzyme that causes the blood vessels to contract resulting in hypertension
  3. c any pathologic condition of the cellular elements of the blood
  4. d blood, pertaining to the blood
  5. e a kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a general term for disease of the heart muscle, such as alcoholic cardiomyopathy (damage to the heart muscle caused by excessive consumption of alcohol)
  2. white blood cells, or WBC, form in the bone marrow and are part of the body's nonspecific defenses and the immune system
  3. a condition o fan inadequate number of circulating red blood cells due to the premature destruction of red blood cells by the spleen
  4. a double-layered serous membrane that surrounds the heart
  5. procedure where a catheter is inserted into an artery and guided into the heart; may be used for diagnosis of blockages or treatment

5 True/False Questions

  1. paroxysmal atrial tachycardiaan episode that begins and ends abruptly, during which there are very rapid and regular heartbeats that originate in the atrium


  2. myelodysplastic syndromea group of bone marrow disorders that are characterized by the insufficient production of one or more types of blood cells due to dysfunction of the bone marrow


  3. electrocardiogram (ECG)a double-layered serous membrane that surrounds the heart


  4. phlebitisinflammation of a vein (usually in the legs)


  5. angi/ovessel (usually blood or lymph)


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