A medical specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of the heart (cardiology)
Medical specialty of diseases of the heart
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
The attempt to restore cardiac and pulmonary function
Pertaining to the heart and blood vessels
Sweat, perspiration, or sweaty
Pertaining to sweat or perspiration
Record of the electrical signals of the heart
Machine that makes the electrocardiogram
The method of recording and the interpretation of electrocardiograms
A device for conducting electricity
Area between the lungs containing the heart, aorta, venae cavae, esophagus, and trachea
Person skilled in taking blood from veins
Taking blood from a vein
Long, flat bone forming the center of the anterior wall of the chest
Space within the chest containing the lungs, heart, esophagus, trachea, aorta, venae cavae, and pulmonary vessels
As your heart contracts, it generates pressure that moves your blood through your blood vessels
Your heart essentially has two pumps: one on the right side that sends blood through the pulmonary circulation of your lungs and back to the second pump on your left side, which sends blood through the systemic circulation of your body. Your heart valves make this one-way flow of blood possible.
Regulate blood supply
The changing metabolic needs of your tissues and organs—for example, when you exercise—are met by changes in the rate and force of your heart's contractions.
Connective tissue lining the inside of your heart.
Cardiac muscle cells that contract to enable your heart to pump blood.
An outer single layer of cells overlying a thin layer of connective tissue.
a double-layered connective tissue sac that surrounds and protects your heart.
Main trunk of the systemic arterial system
Pertaining to the aorta
Blood vessels supplying the heart muscle
The outer layer of the heart wall
Pertaining to the epicardium
Area of cell death resulting from an infarction
Sudden blockage of an artery
Lack of blood supply to a tissue
Pertaining to or affected by the lack of blood supply to a tissue