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5 Matching questions

  1. tachy-
  2. embolus
  3. orthostatic hypotension
  4. leuk/o
  5. cardiovascular
  1. a decrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions
  2. b A clot that breaks lose and travels through the bloodstream.
  3. c fast, rapid
  4. d combining form for white
  5. e pertaining to the heart and blood vessels (cardi/o means heart, vascul means blood vessels, and -ar means pertaining to)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. plaque or fatty substance
  2. combining form for vein
  3. pertaining to the heart
  4. electronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm
  5. a condition in which venous circulation is inadequate due to partial vein blockage or leakage of venous valves

5 True/False questions

  1. aplastic anemiaa systemic disease caused by the infection of microorganisms and their toxins in the circulating blood


  2. thrombotic occlusionthe blocking of an artery by a thrombus


  3. hemolytic anemiaa condition o fan inadequate number of circulating red blood cells due to the premature destruction of red blood cells by the spleen


  4. bradycardiaslow heart rate, usually below 60 beats per minute


  5. leukemiacancer characterized by an increase in abnormal white blood cells