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5 Matching questions

  1. cardiovascular
  2. varicose veins
  3. pernicious anemia
  4. orthostatic hypotension
  5. tachy-
  1. a pertaining to the heart and blood vessels (cardi/o means heart, vascul means blood vessels, and -ar means pertaining to)
  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 abnormally swollen, twisted veins with defective valves; most often seen in the legs
  4. d decrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions
  5. e fast, rapid

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)
  2. a double-layered serous membrane that surrounds the heart
  3. white blood cells, or WBC, form in the bone marrow and are part of the body's nonspecific defenses and the immune system
  4. performed to evaluate how well blood flows through the coronary arteries of the heart muscle during exercise
  5. of or pertaining to an artery

5 True/False questions

  1. -erniaa deficiency of red blood cells


  2. hemoglobinIron-containing protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen for delivery to cells


  3. blood dyscrasiaany pathologic condition of the cellular elements of the blood


  4. anginaa heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart


  5. electrocardiogram (ECG)a double-layered serous membrane that surrounds the heart


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