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Plaque, fatty substance
Relating to blood or lymph vessels
Blood or blood condition
Mixture or blending
Ven/o or phleb/o
Blood, relating to blood
The term meaning white blood cells is ______.
Commonly known as the natural pacemaker, the medical name of the structure is the ______.
The myocardium receives its blood supply from the ______ arteries.
The ______ are formed in red bone marrow and then migrate to tissues throughout the body. These blood cells destroy parasitic organisms and play a major role in allergic reactions.
The bicuspid valve is also known as the ______ valve.
The _____ pumps blood into the pulmonary artery, which carries it to the lungs.
The _____ are the smallest formed elements in the blood, and they play an important role in blood clotting
A foreign object, such as a bit of tissue or air, circulating in the blood is known as a/an ______.
The ______ carries blood to all parts of the body except the lungs.
The _____ are the most common type of white blood cells.
A hollow muscular organ
External layer of the heart
Inner lining of the heart
Sac enclosing the heart
High-density ______ is also known as good cholesterol.
An abnormally slow resting heart rate is described as _____.
In _____ fibrillation, instead of pumping strongly, the heart muscle quivers ineffectively.
The highest pressure against the blood vessels is ______ pressure, and it occurs when the ventricles contract.
The diagnostic procedure that images the structures of the blood vessels and the flow of blood through these vessels is known as _____.
The autopsy indicated that the cause of death was a ruptured ______.
The deficiency of blood passing through an organ or body part is known as _____.
An ______ is an abnormal heart rhythm in which the heartbeat is faster or slower than normal.
______ disease is a condition with symptoms that include intermittent attacks of pallor, cyanosis, and redness of the fingers and toes.
An automated implantable ______ is a double- action pacemaker.
Coronary artery disease
The systemic condition often associated with severe infections caused by the presence of bacteria in the blood is known as _____.
A/An ______ reduces the workload of the heart by slowing the rate of the heartbeat.
The blood disorder characterized by anemia in which the red blood cells are larger than normal is known as _____ anemia.
A/An _____ is a class of drugs administered to lower high blood pressure.
A bacterial infection of the lining or valves of the heart is known as bacterial ______.
Plasma with the clotting proteins removed is known as _____.
Having an abnormally small number of platelets in the circulating blood is known as ______.
The surgical removal of the lining of a portion of a clogged carotid artery leading to the brain is known as a/an ______.
The abnormal protrusion of a heart valve that results in the inability of the valve to close completely is known as a/an _____.
The medication ______ is prescribed to prevent or relieve the pain of angina by dilating the blood vessels to the heart.
A thrombus is a clot or piece of tissue circulating in the blood.
Hemochromatosis is also known as iron overload disease.
Plasmapheresis is the removal of whole blood from the body, separation of its cellular elements, and reinfusion of these cellular elements suspended in saline or a plasma substitute.
A vasoconstrictor is a drug that enlarges the blood vessels.
Peripheral vascular disease is a disorder of the blood vessels located outside the heart and brain.
A/An _____, which is a characteristic of atherosclerosis, is a deposit of plaque on or within the arterial wall.
The term _____ means to stop or control bleeding.
Inflammation of a vein is known as _____.
Blood _____ is any pathologic condition of the cellular elements of the blood.
The surgical removal of an aneurysm is a/an ______.
Inflammation of an artery or arteries is known as _____.
The surgical removal of a portion of a blood vessel is a/an _____.
The abnormal narrowing of the lumen of a vein is known as _____.
The surgical removal of a portion of the tissue surrounding the heart is a/an _____.
To surgically suture the wall of the heart is a/an _____.
Rupture of a vein is known as _____.
The suture repair of any vessel, especially a blood vessel, is a/an _____.
Rupture of the heart is known as _____.
To suture the tissue surrounding the heart is a/an _____.
The tissue death of the walls of the blood vessels is known as _____.
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