Ch 8 Words Part 2

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Ch 8 Words Part 2
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Ch 8 Words Part 2
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  1. palpitation
    symptom of pounding, racing, or skipping of the heart beat
  2. tachycardia
    • rapid heart rate
    • over 100 bpm
  3. aneurysm
    abnormal bulging of an arterial wall
  4. angiocarditis
    disease causing inflammation of the heart and blood vessels
  5. angioma
    tumor arising from a blood vessel
  6. hemangioma
    benign clump of endothelium forming a mass
  7. aortic insufficiency
    • AI
    • failure of aortic valve to completely close during ventricular diastole
  8. aortic regurgitation
    failure of aortic valve to completely close during ventricular diastole
  9. aortic stenosis
    narrowing of the aorta
  10. aortitis
    inflammation of the aorta
  11. arteriopathy
    disease of the artery
  12. arteriosclerosis
    • condition of hard artery
    • artery wall becomes thickened and loses its elasticity, resulting in a reduced flow of blood to tissues
  13. arteriosclerotic heart disease
    • ASHD
    • damage of coronary arteries due to arteriosclerosis
  14. artherosclerosis
    • condition of hard fat
    • fatty plaques form along the inner walls of arteries

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