Cardiovascular System Blood Pressure Terms

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Cardiovascular System Blood Pressure Terms
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2013-05-02 12:03:53
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Medical Terminology chapter 5
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  1. diastole
    to expand; period during the cardiac cycle when blood enters the relaxed ventricles from the atria
  2. systole
    to contract: period during the cardiac cycle when the heart is in contraction and blood is ejected through the aorta and the pulmonary artery
  3. normotension
    normal blood pressure
  4. hypotension
    low blood pressure
  5. hypertension (HTN)
    high blood pressure

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