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The largest artery in the body, which originates at the left ventricle and descends through the thorax and abdomen, is called the:
The medical term meaning "small spherical bodies made up of lymphoid tissue that act as filters keeping substances such as bacteria from the blood" is:
The largest lymphatic organ, which is located in the left side of the abdominal cavity between the stomach and the diaphragm, is called the:
The word part that completes the medical term meaning deficiency of blood (flow), ______/emia, is:
The word part that completes the medical term meaning record of the heart (structure and motion) made with sound, _______/o/cardi/o/gram, is:
The word part that completes the medical term meaning removal of plasma (from withdrawn blood), plasm/______________, is:
A clinic determines that a patient's bloodstream has been invaded by pathogenic organisms, causing overwhelming infection in the bloodstream and a systemic inflammatory response. This indicates that the patient has:
The medical term referring to an inherited bleeding disease most commonly caused by a deficiency of the coagulation factor VIII is:
The medical term that refers to a narrowing of the bicuspid valve from scarring, usually caused by episodes of rheumatic fever, is:
mitral valve stenosis
A patient undergoes pericardiocentesis; from the word parts we know that this procedure involves surgical ___ of the pericardium.
The medical term that refers to a blood clot or foreign material, such as air or fat, which enters the blood stream and moves until it lodges at some other point in circulation is:
The medical term meaning distended or tortuous veins usually found in the lower extremities is:
A malignant disease characterized by excessive increase in abnormal white blood cells
The blood vessel that carries carbon dioxide and other waste products from the heart to the lungs is the:
The three major types of blood vessels in the body are _____, _____, and _____.
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