CHAPTER 8 - The phase in the cardiac cycle in which...

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The phase in the cardiac cycle in which chambers relax between contractions is called dia/stole “relaxation of heart muscle” . Tapping of a body surface with the fingers to determine the density of the body part beneath is percussion . The medical term that means removal of liquid from withdrawn blood is plasm/apheresis “liquid blood/separation” . The term that means one who studies and treats disease of the blood is hematolog/ist . The study that uses ultrasound to determine the velocity of the flow of blood within a vessel is Doppler Flow Studies . The medical term for the hearing of sounds within the body through a stethoscope is auscultation . A Pulmonary Infarcation (lung: to stuff into) actually means lung blood flow blockage “ischemia is decreased flow” . The upper chambers of the heart are called the atria “means chamber” . The lower chambers of the heart are called the ventricles “little belly” . The combining forms that mean “chest” are steth/o-, pectero-, and thoroco- . The combining forms that mean “sound” are ech/o- and sono- . The suffix –graph in the term cardio/graph means instrument used to record . The procedure for making a record of the structure and motion of the heart using sound waves is called echocardiography . A procedural bone marrow display is referred to as stern/al puncture . The test that determines the time it takes for blood to form a clot is coagulation time . The diagnosis of Angina Pectoris literally means vessel: “in” chest . The term that means separation or removal is apheresis . The diagnostic term that means abnormal state of a slow heart rate is bradycardia . The diagnostic term Aortic Stenosis means narrowing of the aorta . The diagnostic term Coronary Isch/emia actually means deficient supply of blood to the crowning blood vessels of the heart . The diagnostic term that means hardening of the arteries is arterio/scler/o/sis
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CHAPTER 8 - The phase in the cardiac cycle in which...

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