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Chapter 7 Cardiology Terms

Quiz by Gerald Collins

Grades 9-12
Health Science
Ohio Career Tech

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2.3.3

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  • Q1
    an excessive localized enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall.
    aneurysm
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q2
    severe chest pain caused by myocardial ischemia
    angina pectoris
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q3
    irregular heartbeat
    arrhythmia
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q4
    listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
    auscultation
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q5
    inflammation of the lining or valves of the heart caused by the presence of bacteria in the bloodstream
    bacterial endocarditis
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q6
    Pressure exerted by the blood upon the walls of the blood vessels, especially arteries, usually measured by means of a sphygmomanometer and expressed in millimeters of mercury.
    blood pressure
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q7
    abnormally slow heartbeat
    bradycardia
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q8
    complete stopping of heart activity
    cardiac arrest
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q9
    thin, flexible tube is guided into the heart via a vein or an artery
    cardiac catheterization
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q10
    complex proteins released by heart muscle when it is damaged; taken by blood sample to determine amount of heart disease or damage; most common cardiac enzymes are creatine kinase (CK), glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (GOT), and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)
    cardiac enzymes
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q11
    emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac compressions and artificial ventilation
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q12
    birth defect in wall separating two chambers of heart allowing blood to pass between two chambers; there can be atrial septal defect (ASD) or ventricular septal defect (VSD)
    congenital septal defect (CSD)
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q13
    the failure of the heart to pump efficiently, leading to excessive blood or fluids in the lungs, the body, or both
    congestive heart failure (CHF)
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q14
    open-heart surgery in which blood vessel, often leg vein, is grafted to route blood around occluded coronary artery
    coronary artery bypass (CABG)
    30s
    2.3.3
  • Q15
    a condition affecting arteries of the heart that reduces the flow of blood and the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the myocardium; most often caused by atherosclerosis or arteriosclerosis
    coronary artery disease (CAD)
    30s
    2.3.3

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