Card Set Information
Cardio and Lymph
separation, destruction, loosening
irregularity or loss of rhythm of the heartbeat
thickening, hardening, and loss of the elasticity of the arterial walls. leads to altered function of tissues and organs
the most common form of arteriosclerosis. caused bay an accumulation of fatty substances within the walls of the arteries
french for noise. a soft blowing sound heard on auscultation; can be caused by turbulent blood flow.
deep vein thrombosis
formation of a blood clot in a deep vein of the body; occurs most frequently in the iliac and femoral veins
a mass of undissolved matter present in a blood or lymphatic vessel. may be solid. liquid. or gaseous. Occlusion of a vessel from an embolus usually results in the development of infarcts
abnormal quivering or contraction of the heart fibers. untreated ventricular fibrillation leads to cardiac arrest and then death. Defibrillation equipment to convert the heart to a normal beat
a local and temporary deficiency of blood supply to tissue. caused by constriction or occlusion of a blood vessel.
an abnormal sound heard on auscultation, caused by defects in the valves or chambers of the heart.
myocardial infraction (MI)
heart attack; caused by partial or complete occlusion of one or mare coronary arteries. results in heart tissue death
rheumatic heart disease
rheumatic fever; streptococcal infection that causes damage t the heart valves and hear muscle
swollen, distended veins cause by incompetent venous valves, most often seen in the lower legs
a type of malignant lymphoma (cancer of the lymphatic tissue). reed-stemberg cells
acute infection, caused by the epstein-bar virus. characterized by sore throat fever, fever, and enlarged lymph nodes and spleen
congestive heart failure
human immunodeficiency virus
herpes simplex virus