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  1. An abnormality in heart rate in which myocardium contrcts regularly but at a rate over 100 beats per min.
    Tachycardia
  2. Condition characterized by respiratory rate greater than 20 breaths per min
    tachypnea
  3. Ability to control temperature within and acceptable range
    thermoregulation
  4. Pertaining to a structure that resonates when stuck;drumlike
    Tympanic
  5. narrowing of the lumen ofany blood vessel. especially the arterioles and the veins in the blood reservoirs of the skin and abdominal viscera
    vasoconstriction
  6. An increase in the diameter of a blood vessel caused by inhibition of a vasoconstrictor nerves or stimulation of dilator nerves
    vasodilation
  7. Dry grating sound heard during ausculation, caused by rubbing of tissue surfaces
    Friction Rub
  8. Redness or inflammation of the skin or mucous membranes result or dilation and congestion of superficial capillaries
    Erythema
  9. Abnormal accumulation of fluids in interstitial spaces of tissues
    Edema
  10. Bluish discoloration of te skin and mucous membranes caused by an excess of deoxygenated hemoglobin in the blood or a structural defect in the hemoglobin molecule
    cynosis
  11. Fine bubbling
  12. sound heard on ausculation of the lung
    Crackles
  13. palpation over this region can elicit tenderness. tenderness is common with kidney infection or trauma to the region
    costovertebral angle tenderness(CVA)
  14. Enlargement of the heart; typical sign of heart failure
    cardiomegaly
  15. Abnrmal sound or murmur created by turbulant blod flow heard while auscultation an organ, gland or artery
    Bruit
  16. The act of listening for sounds withing the body to evaluate the condition of the heart, lungs, pleura intestines or other organs or to detect fetal heart sounds; performed directly or most cmmonly through use of a stethoscope
    ausculation
  17. Wasting or diminution of size or physiological activity of a part of the body caused by disease or other influences
    Atrophy
  18. Procedure used to measure amount of oxygenated hemoglobin
    oximetry
  19. an abnormal condition in which a person must sit or stand to breath deeply or comfortably
    orthopnea
  20. conditin characterized by body temperature below 30 degrees celcius(96.8F)
    Hypothermia
  21. Condition characterized by a low blood pressure that is inadequate to perfuse and oxygenate body tissue
    hypotension
  22. Condition characterized by body temperature over 38 degrees celcius(100.4F)
    Hyperthermia
  23. condition characterized by an elevated blood pressure persistently exceeding 150/90 mmHg
    Hypertension
  24. Condiion characterized by care body temp of 45 degrees celcius(116 degrees F)
    heatstroke
  25. Measurment of the heartbeat as taken with the stethoscope places over the apex of the heart
    apical pulse
  26. prtaining to a substance such as a medication, that reduces fever
    antipyretic
  27. without fever
    afebril
  28. an abnormal elevation in body temperature
    fever
  29. Pertaining to or characterized by fever or elevation in body temperature
    febril
  30. an irregular fast or slow heat rhythm
    dysrhthmia
  31. difficulty in breathing
    dyspnea
  32. he lower blood pressure measurment which reflects the pressure consistently exerted within the arterial system during the period of ventricular relaxation
    Diastolic Pressure
  33. Te
  34. temperature of deep body tissues and organs
    core temperature
  35. breathing that is normal in rate bu abnormally slow (less than 12 per min)
    Bradypnea
  36. An abnormality in heart rate in which heart contrcts steadily at a rate less than 60 contractions per minute
    Bradycardia
  37. pertaining to a pyramid shaped space that forms the underside of the shoulder etween the upper part of the arm and the side of the chest
    axillary
  38. a cardiac dysrythemia characterized by ventricular contraction preceding the expected contraction it appears on and electrocardiogram as and early wide QRS complex without a preceeding P wave
    Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
  39. Condition characterized by difference between apical pulse rate and peripheral perfusion
    pulse deficit
  40. Fever, and elevation of the body temperature above the normal range
    Pyrexia
  41. condition in which a normotensive person becomes light headed or dizzy and experiences low blood presure when rising to an upright position
    postural hypotension
  42. amount of hemoglobin that is fully saturated with oxygen expressed as a percentage of total available hemoglobin
    oxygen saturation
  43. sy
  44. symbol for the first heart sound in the cardiac cycle occuring with ventrical systole, it is associated with the closure of the mitral and tricuspid valves
    S1
  45. Symbol for the second heart sound in the cadiac cycle; it is associated with closure of the aortic and pulmnary valves just before venticular diastole
    S2
  46. Device used for noninvasice measurment of arterial BP consisting of cuff, air bladder, inflation bulb, and gauge toindicare amount of air pressure being exerted
    syphygomanometer
  47. higher BP measurment, reflects pressure within the arterial system during the priod of ventricular contrcacion (systole)
    systolic pressre

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