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5 Matching questions

  1. brady-
  2. angi/o
  3. cardiovascular
  4. aplastic anemia
  5. atherectomy
  1. a pertaining to the heart and blood vessels (cardi/o means heart, vascul means blood vessels, and -ar means pertaining to)
  2. b vessel (usually blood or lymph)
  3. c Abnormally slow
  4. d a normocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by the failure of bone marrow to produce red blood cells
  5. e surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior of an artery

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. blood, pertaining to the blood
  2. the most common form of CVD; a disease characterized by plaques along the inner walls of the arteries.
  3. decrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions
  4. combining form:
  5. fibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest

5 True/False questions

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


  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. carotid endarterectomyincision and coring of the lining of the carotid artery to clear a blockage caused by the buildup of atherosclerotic plaque or a clot; an open procedure used to treat patients who are at risk for stroke


  4. chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)a condition in which venous circulation is inadequate due to partial vein blockage or leakage of venous valves


  5. atrial fibrillationoccurs when the normal rhythmic contractions of the atria are replaced by rapid irregular twitching of the muscular heart wall


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