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50 terms

med term wk 2 set 1

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angio
vessel
aorto
aorta
artero
artery
arterio
artery
athero
yellowish plaque
atrio
atrium, upper ht chamber
brachio
arm
cardio
heart
cholesterolo
cholesterol
corono
heart
cyano
blue
myxo
mucus
oxo
oxygen
pericardio
pericardium
phlebo
vein
sphygmo
pulse
stetho
chest
thrombo
clot
valvulo
valve
valvo
valve
vaso
vessel
vasculo
vessel
veno
vein
veni
vein
ventriculo
ventricle lwr ht chamber
aorta
largest artery in body
arteriol
sm artery
atrioventricular bundle
nerve fibers in heart
atrioventricular node (AV)
pacemaker of heart
atrium
upper chamber of heart
atria
plural atrium
capillary
smallest b.v.
co2
gas waste exhaled by lungs
coronary arteries
blood vessels which supply blood to heart
deoxygenated blood
oxygen poor blood
diastole
relaxation phase of heart beat
electrocardiogram
record of electricity flowing through heart
endocardium
inner lining of heart
endothelium
inner lining of b.v.
murmur
abnormal heart sound caused by improper closure of valves
myocardium
middle muscle layer of heart
normal sinus rhythm
60-100 beats per minute
oxygen
gas enters blood through lungs
pacemaker (SA node)
nerve bundle begins heart beat
pericardium
double membrane surrounding heart
pulmonary circulation
flow of blood from heart to lungs to heart
pulse
beat of heart felt in arteries
septum
partition or wall div cavity
sinoatrial node (SA node)
pacemaker of heart
sphygmomanometer
measures blood pressure