comp pt

Card Set Information

Author:
cassiedh
ID:
76133
Filename:
comp pt
Updated:
2011-03-30 00:17:19
Tags:
CVDkeywords
Folders:

Description:
cardiovascular disorders
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user cassiedh on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. sac formed by he localized dilatation of the wall of an artery, a vein or the heart
    aneurysm
  2. a condition marked by spasmodic suffocative attacks
    angina
  3. acute pain in the chest from decreased blood supply to the heart muscle
    angina pectoris
  4. absence of oxygen in the tissues may be accompanied by deep respirations, cyanosis, increased pulse rate and impairment of coordination
    anoxia
  5. a substance that suppresses, delays or nullifies coagulation of the blood
    anticoagulants
  6. temporary cessation of breathing
    apnea
  7. variation from the normal rhythm, especially with reference to the heart
    arrhythmia
  8. oxygenated blood carried by an artery away from the heart to nourish the body tissues
    arterial blood
  9. a condition in which there is a deficiency of oxygen in the blood and an increased in carbon dioxide
    asphyxia
  10. lipid deposit on the intima of an artery also called atheromatous plaque
    atheroma
  11. slowness of heartbeat with slowing of pulse rate to less than 60 per minute
    bradycardia
  12. bluish discoloration of skin and mucous membrane caused by excess consentration of reduced hemoglobin in the blood
    cyanosis
  13. profuse perspiration
    diaphorosis
  14. labored or difficult breathing
    dyspnea

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview