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5 Matching Questions

  1. atrial fibrillation
  2. -ernia
  3. leukemia
  4. bradycardia
  5. ven/o
  1. a cancer characterized by an increase in abnormal white blood cells
  2. b occurs when the normal rhythmic contractions of the atria are replaced by rapid irregular twitching of the muscular heart wall
  3. c slow heart rate, usually below 60 beats per minute
  4. d blood, blood condition
  5. e combining form for vein

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. combining form for white
  2. any of several kinds of irregularity or loss of rhythm of the heartbeat
  3. the blocking of an artery by a thrombus
  4. Abnormally slow
  5. a cardiovascular disease characterized by a sac-like widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

5 True/False Questions

  1. embolismocclusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)


  2. thrombocytopeniaa kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle


  3. anemiaa deficiency of red blood cells


  4. anticoagulantan operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery


  5. myocardial infarctionThe heart and breathing stop suddenly and without warning


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