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ALHS 1090 Chapter 8 Learning Activity 8-3

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infarction
area of tissue that undergoes necrosis
angina
chest pain
stenosis
narrowing of a vessel
regurgitation
backflow of blood due to hear failure
varices
varicose veins of the esophagus
bruit
soft, blowing sound heard on auscultation; murmur
insufficiency
failure of a hear valve to close properly
palpitation
sensation of the heart not beating normally
bradycardia
slow hear rate
aneurysm
localized abnormal dilation of a vessel
embolus
mass of undissolved matter circulating in blood or lymph channels
arrhythmia
inability of the heart to maintain a steady beat
arrest
condition of being stopped or bringing to a stop
diaphoresis
profuse sweating
thrombus
a blood clot in a vessel
hypertension
common disorder characterized by persistent elevated blood pressure
hyperlipidemia
excessive amounts of lipids in the blood
coarctation
narrowing of a vessel, especially the aorta
ischemia
local and temporary deficiency of blood supply due to circulatory obstruction
arteriosclerosis
build up of fatty plaque on an arterial wall