Ch 8 Words Part 5

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Ch 8 Words Part 5
2014-03-18 11:48:16
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Ch 8 Words Part 5
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  1. ischemia
    abnormally low flow of blood to tissues
  2. myocardial infarction/ heart attack
    • MI
    • death of a portion of the myocardium
  3. myocarditis
    inflammation of the myocardium of the heart
  4. patent ductus arteriosus
    congenital condition characterized by an opening between the pulmonary artery and the aorta at birth due to failure of the fetal vessel the ductus arteriosus to close
  5. pericarditis
    inflammation of the pericardium
  6. phlebitis
    inflammation of a vein
  7. thrombophlebitis
    inflammation of the vein by a blood clot obstruction
  8. polyarteritis
    simultaneous inflammation of many arteries
  9. septicemia
    bacteria infection of the blood stream
  10. sepsis
    Greek word meaning putrefying
  11. tetralogy of Fallot
    • congenital
    • pulmonary stenosis
    • ventricular septal defect
    • incorrect position of the aorta
    • right ventricular hypertrophy
  12. thrombosis
    presence of stationary blood clots within one or more blood vessels
  13. varicosis
    • abnormally dilated vein
    • condition of dilated vein
  14. ventricular septal defect
    • VSD
    • congenital opening in the septum between ventricles