The Cardiovascular System Quiz A

The Cardiovascular System Quiz A - The Cardiovascular...

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The Cardiovascular System - Quiz A 1. An abnormal increase in the number of red cells in the blood due to excess production of these cells by the bone marrow is known as __________ . polycythemia 2. The inherited blood disorder that causes mild or severe anemia due to reduced hemoglobin and fewer red blood cells than normal is known as __________ . thalassemia 3. A/An __________ is the surgical removal of an aneurysm. aneurysmectomy 4. A/An __________ is a benign tumor made up of newly formed blood vessels. hemangioma 5. The genetic disorder in which the intestines absorb too much iron is known as __________ . hemochromatosis 6. The hardening and narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of cholesterol plaques is known as __________ . atherosclerosis 7. A/An __________ is a deposit of plaque on or within an arterial wall. atheroma 8. A myocardial __________ is the total blockage of one or more coronary arteries due to plaque buildup. infarction 9. Bacterial __________ is an inflammation of the lining or valves of the heart caused by bacteria present in the bloodstream.
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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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