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5 Matching questions

  1. ventricular fibrillation
  2. cardiovascular
  3. -crasia
  4. paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
  5. cardiac arrest
  1. a The heart and breathing stop suddenly and without warning
  2. b an episode that begins and ends abruptly, during which there are very rapid and regular heartbeats that originate in the atrium
  3. c mixture or blending
  4. d pertaining to the heart and blood vessels (cardi/o means heart, vascul means blood vessels, and -ar means pertaining to)
  5. e fibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
  2. a deposit of plaque on or within the arterial wall
  3. a deficiency of red blood cells
  4. a very rapid heartbeat that begins within the ventricles
  5. an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count

5 True/False questions

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


  2. ACE inhibitorblocks the action of the enzyme that causes the blood vessels to contract resulting in hypertension


  3. tachy-fast, rapid


  4. leukocytesan abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count


  5. pernicious anemiaa normocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by the failure of bone marrow to produce red blood cells