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The vessel that delivers blood from the gastrointestinal tract to the liver is the:
Hepatic portal vein
The conducting fibers that run from the AV node down the interventricular septum are referred to as the:
Bundle of His
The large artery that arises from the left side of the aortic arch and descends into the arm is the:
The veins in the body that carry the highest concentration of oxygenated blood are the:
A localized area of ischemic necrosis in the heart muscle produced by an occlusion of the blood supply is called a/an:
Greatly dilated veins in which pressure is elevated and blood flow is stagnant or reversed are called:
Obstruction of the valve orifice between the left atrium and left ventricle is called:
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) may develop until up to 20 years after the initial infection of:
The part of the circulatory system that collects and returns blood from the lower part of the body to the right atrium is the:
Inferior vena cava
A condition of the circulatory system in which the artery wall weakens and balloons out is called an:
A condition in the lumen of the arteries having deposits and accumulation of fatty materials is:
The selection of one of the three available blood pressure cuff sizes depends on the:
Diameter of limb
Leakage of the valve between the right atrium and right ventricle is called:
Which of the following are signs of congestive heart failure?
pulmonary congestion, enlarged heart, and hepatic congestion
The heart valves are arranged with the:
tricuspid and pulmonary semilunar valves on the right side of the heart
A condition in which a heart valve is narrower than normal, slowing blood flow from a heart chamber, is called:
a stenosed valve
Chest pain that occurs when the myocardium is deprived of adequate oxygen is called:
The correct sequence for the conducting system is:
Sinoatrial node, AV node, bundle of His, Purkinje fibers
A condition in which the left side of the heart is unable to pump blood efficiently is called:
congestive heart failure
Which of the following assists in moving venous blood back to the heart?
contraction of skeletal muscles, changing pressure in the chest by breathing and a one way valve system
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