Chapter 5 Learning Exercise

Chapter 5 Learning Exercise - 5.1. aorta aort/o 5.2. artery...

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5.1. aorta aort/o 5.2. artery arteri/o 5.3. plaque, fatty substance ather/o 5.4. relating to blood or lymph vessels angi/o 5.5. slow brady- 5.6. blood or blood condition -emia 5.7. heart cardi/o 5.8. mixture or blending –crasia 5.9. red erythr/o 5.10. vein ven/o 5.11. white leuk/o 5.12. vein phleb/o 5.13. fast, rapid tachy- 5.14. clot thromb/o 5.15. blood, relating to blood hem/o 5.16. The term meaning white blood cells is leukocytes . 5.17. Commonly known as the natural pacemaker, the medical name of the structure is The sinoatrial node . 5.18. The myocardium receives its blood supply from the coronary arteries 5.19. The are formed in red bone marrow and then migrate to tissues throughout the body. These blood cells destroy parasitic organisms and play a major role in allergic reactions eosinophils 5.20. The bicuspid heart valve is also known as the valve mitral 5.21. The pumps blood into the pulmonary artery, which carries it to the lungs right ventricle 5.22. The are the smallest formed elements in the blood, and they play an important role in blood clotting thrombocytes 5.23. A foreign object, such as a bit of tissue or air, circulating in the blood is known as a/an embolus 5.24. The carries blood to all parts of the body except the lungs left ventricle 5.25. The are the most common type of white blood cell neutrophils 5.26. a hollow, muscular organ heart 5.27. cardiac muscle myocardium 5.28. external layer of the heart epicardium 5.29. inner lining of the heart endocardium 5.30. sac enclosing the heart pericardium 5.31. High-density lipoprotein cholesterol is also known as good cholesterol. 5.32. An abnormally slow resting heart rate is described as bradycardia . 5.33. In ventricular fibrillation, instead of pumping strongly, the heart muscle quivers ineffectively. 5.34. The highest pressure against the blood vessels is systolic pressure, and it occurs when the ventricles contract.
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course HRP 2303 taught by Professor Judithguetzow during the Spring '12 term at Texas Pan American.

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Chapter 5 Learning Exercise - 5.1. aorta aort/o 5.2. artery...

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