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5 Matching questions

  1. ACE inhibitor
  2. atherectomy
  3. Raynaud's phenomenon
  4. cholesterol
  5. phleb/o
  1. a a type of fat made by the body from saturated fat; a minor part of fat in foods
  2. b a peripheral arterial occlusive disease in which intermittent attacks are triggered by cold or stress.
  3. c combining form:
  4. d surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior of an artery
  5. e blocks the action of the enzyme that causes the blood vessels to contract resulting in hypertension

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Abnormally slow
  2. a serious, and potentially fatal, complication of a blood transfusion in which a severe immune response occurs because the patient's blood and the donated blood do not match
  3. fast, rapid
  4. fibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest
  5. occurs when the normal rhythmic contractions of the atria are replaced by rapid irregular twitching of the muscular heart wall

5 True/False questions

  1. embolismA clot that breaks lose and travels through the bloodstream.


  2. thrombolytica bleeding disorder characterized by an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood, which impairs the clotting process


  3. cardiovascularpertaining to the heart and blood vessels (cardi/o means heart, vascul means blood vessels, and -ar means pertaining to)


  4. anticoagulantan operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery


  5. thrombusa deposit of plaque on or within the arterial wall