NURS 120 - Terminology Worksheet Week 6.docx

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Course: NURS 120 WEEK 6 TERMINOLOGY WORKSHEET: CARDIOVASCULAR Student Name: Kaycee-Ann Rapanut Define the following terms. Submit your work in a Word document to the drop-box provided in Blackboard. Make sure to include your name on your paper. This terminology is due on the first day of the week in which content is covered. Angio- relating to blood vessels. Cardio- cardiovascular – relating to the heart Myo- muscle Echo- standard two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and Doppler ultrasound to create images Electro- electricity Trans- across, over, or beyond. Cardiac- relating to the heart Vascular- veins and arteries Cardiovascular- relating to the heart and blood vessels. Action potential- the change in electrical potential associated with the passage of an impulse along the membrane of a muscle cell or nerve cell Preload left ventricular end-diastolic pressure Afterload the systemic vascular resistance (SVR), is the amount of resistance the heart must overcome to open the aortic valve and push the blood volume out into the systemic circulation.
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