Heart valve, conduction and sounds Words 3

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  1. aneurysm
    • dilation of a vessel caused by weakening
    • 3 types
  2. types of aneurysms
    • fusiform
    • saccular
    • dissecting
  3. fusiform aneurysm
    dilation of the entire circumference of the artery
  4. saccular
    bulging on only one side of the artery wall
  5. dissecting
    inner layer tear (dissection) that causes a cavity to from and fill with blood with each heartbeat
  6. aortic aneurysm
    ballooning out of the wall of the aorta
  7. rupturing of an aneurysm causes…
    hemorrhaging in that area
  8. hemorrhage
    bursting forth (of) blood
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Heart valve, conduction and sounds Words 3
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