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Ch25 Key Terms
Inflammation of the heart
The capability of muscle fibers to shrink.
Inflammation of the endocardium
The membrane that lines the cavities of the heart and forms part of the heart valves
Abnormal enlargement, increase in size and mass, of a body part or organ.
A disease state that arises from an unknown cause.
A florid appearance with cyanosed cheeks
Excision of a portion of the muscle
An inflammation of the myocardium
An inflammation of the pericardium
A double-layered serous membrane that surrounds the heart.
Small, pinpoint hemorrhages
Preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease.
Any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment
Backward flow of blood through a heart valve.
A narrowing or constriction of the diameter of a bodily passage or orifice
Plastic surgery performed to repair a valve in the body.