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5 Matching questions

  1. arrhythmia
  2. diuretic
  3. phleb/o
  4. leukopenia
  5. erythr/o
  1. a an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
  2. b a drug that causes the body to lose fluids; not effective for loss of body fat
  3. c any of several kinds of irregularity or loss of rhythm of the heartbeat
  4. d combining form for red
  5. e combining form:

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. electronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm
  2. any pathologic condition of the cellular elements of the blood
  3. occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)
  4. blocks the action of the enzyme that causes the blood vessels to contract resulting in hypertension
  5. a deposit of plaque on or within the arterial wall

5 True/False questions

  1. chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)the most common form of CVD; a disease characterized by plaques along the inner walls of the arteries.


  2. ven/ocombining form for vein


  3. thrombotic occlusiona bleeding disorder characterized by an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood, which impairs the clotting process


  4. varicose veinsabnormally swollen, twisted veins with defective valves; most often seen in the legs


  5. pernicious anemiaa macrocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by an inadequate supply of vitamin B12, causing red blood cells to become large, varied in shape, and reduced in number


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