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5 Matching questions

  1. thrombotic occlusion
  2. phleb/o
  3. -ernia
  4. Raynaud's phenomenon
  5. atherectomy
  1. a a peripheral arterial occlusive disease in which intermittent attacks are triggered by cold or stress.
  2. b surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior of an artery
  3. c blood, blood condition
  4. d combining form:
  5. e the blocking of an artery by a thrombus

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Drug used to treat angina, hypertension, and arrhythmias. It blocks the action of epinephrine (adrenaline) at receptor sites on cells, slowing the heartbeat and reducing the workload on the heart.
  2. abnormally swollen, twisted veins with defective valves; most often seen in the legs
  3. incision and coring of the lining of the carotid artery to clear a blockage caused by the buildup of atherosclerotic plaque or a clot; an open procedure used to treat patients who are at risk for stroke
  4. any pathologic condition of the cellular elements of the blood
  5. a normocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by the failure of bone marrow to produce red blood cells

5 True/False questions

  1. septicemiacancer characterized by an increase in abnormal white blood cells


  2. cholesterola type of fat made by the body from saturated fat; a minor part of fat in foods


  3. chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)a condition in which venous circulation is inadequate due to partial vein blockage or leakage of venous valves


  4. defibrillationapplication of an electric shock to the myocardium through the chest wall to restore normal cardiac rhythm


  5. angioplastyocclusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)