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chest pain resulting from temporary difference between supply and demand of oxygen to the heart muscle
portion of the brain under the thalamus; controls sleep, appetite and pituitary gland, region of the brain below the thalamus
covering on a nerve cell axon, protective fatty tissue that surrounds the axon of a nerve cell
blood vessel that branch from the aorta to carry oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle
short episodes of pallor and numbness in fingers and toes due to a temporary constriction of arterioles
tetralogy of fallot
congenital malformation of the heart involving four distinct defects, the appearance of 4 separate congenital heart defects
congestive heart failure
the heart unable to pump its required amount of blood; pulmonary edema may result
patent ductus arteriosus
small duct between that aorta and pulmonary artery, which normally closes soon after birth but remains open
lead to myocardial infarction, blood is held back from an area, can be cause by thrombotic occlusion of a blood vessel
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