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5 Matching questions

  1. thrombocytopenia
  2. erythr/o
  3. cardiomyopathy
  4. anemia
  5. thromb/o
  2. b a bleeding disorder characterized by an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood, which impairs the clotting process
  3. c a general term for disease of the heart muscle, such as alcoholic cardiomyopathy (damage to the heart muscle caused by excessive consumption of alcohol)
  4. d combining form for red
  5. e a deficiency of red blood cells

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Red blood cells that transport oxygen
  2. combining form:
  3. a record of the electrical activity of the heart that, if abnormal, may indicate heart disease
  4. destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
  5. an operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery

5 True/False questions

  1. thrombusa deposit of plaque on or within the arterial wall


  2. thrombotic occlusiona blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin


  3. thallium stress test (TST)performed to evaluate how well blood flows through the coronary arteries of the heart muscle during exercise


  4. carotid endarterectomyincision 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


  5. myelodysplastic syndromea group of bone marrow disorders that are characterized by the insufficient production of one or more types of blood cells due to dysfunction of the bone marrow