How can we help?
You can also find more resources in our
Select a category
Something is confusing
Something is broken
I have a suggestion
What is your email?
What is 1 + 3?
Body Systems Chaper 5
Word part meaning aorta
Word part meaning artery
Word part meaning plaque, fatty substance
Word part meaning relating to blood or lymph vessels
Word part meaning slow
Word part meaning blood or blood condition
Word part meaning heart
Word part meaning mixture or blending
Word part meaning red
Word part meaning vein
Word part meaning white
Word part meaning vein
Word part meaning fast or rapid
Word part meaning clot
Word part meaning 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 __ __.
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 roll in allergic reactions.
The biscuspid 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 an ___.
The __ __ carries blood to all parts of the body except the lungs.
The ___ are the most common type of white blood cell.
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, instrad 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 __ __.
An ___ is a localized weak spot or balloon-like enlargement of the wall of an artery.
A 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 of intermittent attacks of pallor, cyanosis, and redness of the fingers and toes.
An automated implantable cardioverter-___ is a double-action pacemaker.
coronary artery disease
The abbreviation CAD stands for _____________________.
The abbreviations EKG and ECG both stand for _________________.
The abbreviation A-fib stands for __________________.
The abbreviation MI stands for ____________________.
The abbreviation VF stands for _______________________.
The systemic condition often associated with severe infections caused by the presence of bacteria in the blood is known as ___.
A ____ 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.
An ___ is 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 __ __.
The abnormal protrusion of a heart valve that results in the inability of the valve to close completely is known as a __ __.
The medication ___ is prescribed to prevent or relieve the pain of angina by dilatingthe blood vessels to the heart.
___ means the surgical suturing a ruptured aneurysm.
___ anemia is characterized by an absence of all formed blood elements.
___ is the process of recording the electrical activity of the myocardium.
___ is a form of vasculitis involving several medium and small arteries at the same time.
___ is the surgical repair or replacement of a heart valve.
True or False: A thrombus is a clot or pieve of tissue circulating in the blood.
___ is also known as iron overload disease.
___ 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.
True or False: A vasoconstrictor is a drug that enlarges the blood vessels.
peropheral vascular disease
__ __ __ is a disorder of the blood vessels located outside the heart and brain.
Alberta Fleetwood has a ___. This condition is a benign tumor made up of newly formed blood vessels.
After his surgery, Ramon Martinez developed a deep vein ___ in his leg.
During her pregnancy, Polly Olson suffered from abnormally swollen veins in her legs. The medical term for this condition is ___ veins.
Thomas Wilkerson suffers from episodes of severe chest pain due to inadequate blood flow to the myocardium. This is a condition that is known as __ __.
When Mr. Klein stands up too quickly, his blood pressure drops. His physician describes this as postural or __ __.
Juanita Gomez was diagnosed as having __ __. This bone marrow disorder is characterized by the insuffcient production of one or more types of blood cells.
Dr. Lawson read her patient's ___. This diagnostic record is also known as a ECG or EKG.
Jason Turner suffered from cardiac arrest. The paramedics arrived promptly and saved his life by using __ __ (CPR).
Darlene Nolan was diagnosed as having a deep vein thrombosis. Her doctor immediately prescribed a ___ to cause the thrombus to dissolve.
Ischemic Heart Disease
Hamilton Edwasrds Sr. suffers from ____________________ (IHD). This is a group of cardiac disabilities resulting from an insufficent supply of oxygenated blood to the heart.
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 an ___.
Inflammation of an artery or arteries is known as ___.
The surgical removal of a portion of a blood vessel is 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 ___.
To surgically suture the wall of the heart is a ___.
Rupture of a vein is known as ___.
The suture repair of any vessel, especially a blood vessel, is an ___.
Rupture of the heart is known as ___.
To suture the tissue surrounding the heart is a ___.
The tissue death of the walls of the blood vessels is known as ___.