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5 Matching questions

  1. varicose veins
  2. pernicious anemia
  3. atheroma
  4. sickle cell anemia
  5. ischemic heart disease
  1. a a deposit of plaque on or within the arterial wall
  2. b a macrocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by an inadequate supply of vitamin B12, causing red blood cells to become large, varied in shape, and reduced in number
  3. c A genetic disorder that causes abnormal hemoglobin, resulting in some red blood cells assuming an abnormal sickle shape
  4. d a group of cardiac disabilities resulting from an insufficient supply of oxygenated blood to the heart
  5. e abnormally swollen, twisted veins with defective valves; most often seen in the legs

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. mixture or blending
  2. a peripheral arterial occlusive disease in which intermittent attacks are triggered by cold or stress.
  3. 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.
  4. A clot that breaks lose and travels through the bloodstream.
  5. decrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions

5 True/False questions

  1. cardiomyopathya general term for disease of the heart muscle, such as alcoholic cardiomyopathy (damage to the heart muscle caused by excessive consumption of alcohol)

          

  2. ven/ocombining form for vein

          

  3. chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)a macrocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by an inadequate supply of vitamin B12, causing red blood cells to become large, varied in shape, and reduced in number

          

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

          

  5. anemiaa deficiency of red blood cells

          

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