Circulatory System

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Printable Test: Circulatory System 1. The upper chambers of the heart are called the: atria "means chamber" 2. The lower chambers of the heart are called the: ventricles "little belly" 3. The valve located between the left atrium and ventricle is the: bicuspid "mitral" 4. The Pace-Maker is found in the right atria and is also called the: S-A Node 5. The blood vessel that carries blood containing oxygen and nutrients away from the heart to the body tissues (except the lungs) is the: aorta 6. The combining forms angi/o- and vaso- all mean: vessel 7. The combining forms that mean "vein" are: ven/o- and phleb/o- 8. The combining forms that mean "chest" are: steth/o-, pectero-, and thoroco- 9. The combining forms that mean "sound" are: ech/o- and sono- 10. The suffix -graph in the term cardio/graph means: instrument used to record 11. The diagnosis of Angina Pectoris literally means __________. The actual meaning is lack of blood flow to the large heart vessels in the chest. vessel : "in" chest 12. The term that means separation or removal is: apheresis 13. The diagnostic term that means abnormal state of a slow heart rate is: bradycardia 14. The diagnostic term Aortic Stenosis means: narrowing of the aorta 15. The diagnostic term Coronary Isch/emia actually means: deficient supply of blood to the crowning blood vessels of the heart 16. The diagnostic term that means hardening of the arteries is: arterio/sclera/o/sis 17. The “literal” meaning" of the diagnostic term Cardio/myo/path/y is:" heart/muscle/disease/condition 18. The inability of the heart to pump enough blood through the body to supply the tissues and organs is called: congestive heart failure 19. The diagnostic term Ar/rhythmia means: any variation from a normal heart rhythm or contraction 20. The diagnostic term used to refer to a dilated or varicose (twisted) internal and/or external vein in the rectum is: hemorrh/oid "blood/resembles" 21. The diagnostic term for the ballooning of a weakened portion of an arterial wall is: aneurysm 22. The diagnostic term that means rapid, quivering, non-coordinated contractions of the atria and/or ventricles is: fibrillation 23. The diagnostic term for distended or tortuous veins usually found in the lower extremities is:
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course HLTH 314 taught by Professor Ballard during the Spring '11 term at Texas A&M.

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