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  1. increase in size of an organ or structure is called
    hypertrophy
  2. enlargement of the heart
    cardiomegaly
  3. difficulty in breathing while laying down is called:
    orthopnea
  4. chemicals that alter the force of contractility of the heart is called:
    inotropes
  5. an enzyme released by the kidneys that causes the release of angiotensin I

    BAD
    renin
  6. shift in blood flow away from the kidneys causes retention of:
    Na and H20
  7. retention of Na and h20 causes kidneys to release
    renin
  8. renin causes release of
    angiotensin I
  9. angiotensin I is converted to
    angiotensin II in the pulm circulation
  10. stimulates sodium reabosorption
    antiogiotensin II
  11. antiogiotensin II causes vasoconstriction, and stimulates:
    aldosterone secretion
  12. induces kidneys to further RETAIN sodium
    aldosterone
  13. stimulates the kidneys to EXCRETE sodium
    atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)
  14. produced by stretch receptor cells in the atria.
    atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)
  15. hormone that functions in the regulation of metabolism of sodium, chloride, and potassium.
    aldosterone

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