Ch25-Key_Terms

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Ch25-Key_Terms
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2011-09-19 18:48:29
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  1. Inflammation of the heart
    carditis
  2. The capability of muscle fibers to shrink.
    contractility
  3. Inflammation of the endocardium
    endocarditis
  4. The membrane that lines the cavities of the heart and forms part of the heart valves
    endocardium
  5. Abnormal enlargement, increase in size and mass, of a body part or organ.
    hypertrophy
  6. A disease state that arises from an unknown cause.
    idiopathic
  7. A florid appearance with cyanosed cheeks
    mitral facies
  8. Excision of a portion of the muscle
    myectomy
  9. An inflammation of the myocardium
    myocarditis
  10. An inflammation of the pericardium
    pericarditis
  11. A double-layered serous membrane that surrounds the heart.
    pericardium
  12. Small, pinpoint hemorrhages
    petechiae
  13. Preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease.
    prophylactic
  14. Any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment
    sequela
  15. Backward flow of blood through a heart valve.
    valvular regurgitation
  16. A narrowing or constriction of the diameter of a bodily passage or orifice
    valvular stenosis
  17. Plastic surgery performed to repair a valve in the body.
    valvuloplasty

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