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Medical Terminology Final
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  1. The _______ includes four separate congenital heart defects.
    Tetralogy of Fallot
  2. The cause of essential hypertension
    Idiopathic
  3. Phlebitis
    Inflammation of a vein
  4. Ischemia
    • Can lead to myocardial infarction,
    • Occurs when blood is held back from an area,
    • Can be caused by thrombotic occlusion of a blood vessel,
    • May be a result of coronary artery disease
  5. Digoxin
    A drug used to stregthen a heartbeat
  6. The _____ is the sensitive tissue in the right atrium wall that begins the heartbeat.
    Sinoatrial node
  7. CK, LD, and AST (SGOT) are
    serum enzymes
  8. The _____ is located between the left upper and lower chambers of the heart.
    mitral valve
  9. A blood vessel that carries oxygen-poor blood from heart to lungs is the
    Pulmonary artery
  10. A Holter monitor is:
    An EKG taken during daily activity
  11. ECHO is when
    High frequency sound waves are transmitted into the chest
  12. upper chamber of heart
    atrium
  13. lower chamber of heart
    ventricle
  14. Rapid, random, ineffectual, and irregular contractions of the heart
    fibrillation
  15. Inability of the heart to pump its required amount of blood
    congestive heart failure
  16. Rapid but regular atrial or ventricular contractions
    flutter
  17. Local widening of an artery
    aneurysm
  18. Clots that travel to and suddenly block a blood vessel
    emboli
  19. Lesions that form on heart valves after damage by infection
    vegetations
  20. High blood pressure due to kidney disease
    secondary hypertension

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