head and neck

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head and neck
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2010-10-24 16:03:55
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  1. communicating channels between blood vessels
    anastamosis
  2. a ______ is a communicating channel between blood vessels
    anastamosis
  3. a _____ is a large collection of blood vessels
    plexus
  4. a _____ ____ is blood filled spaces between two layers of tissues
    venous sinus
  5. plaques of cholesterol build up on the walls of the arteries and narrow or block the artery
    atherosclurosis
  6. a ____ stays put in an artery
    thrombus
  7. a ______ escapes the artery and can get stuck in smaller arteries
    embolus
  8. an embolus in the heart causes what?
    heart attack
  9. an embolus in the brain is a what?
    stroke
  10. large amount of blood escaping from the blood vessel
    hemorrhage
  11. bleeding
    hemorrhage
  12. small amounts of blood escaping into the surrounding tissue
    hematoma
  13. bruising
    hematoma
  14. bacteria in the blood and can spread via anastamosis
    bacteremia
  15. why can dental infection go to your brain?
    no valves
  16. what cushions the maxillary artery during mastication and can drain or fill to reduce the pressure?
    pterygoid plexus
  17. what plexus can you hit when giving an injection?
    pterygoid plexus

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