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Unformatted text preview: has been withdrawn from the body? plasmapheresis 12. Which medication causes blood vessels to constrict and become narrower? vasoconstrictor 13. Which diagnostic procedure is a radiographic examination of the veins? phlebography 14. Which condition is a disorder of the blood vessels located outside the heart and brain? peripheral vascular disease 15. Which condition is an inflammation of the tissue surrounding the heart? pericarditis 16. Which term is used to describe all diseases of the heart muscle? cardiomyopathy 17. Which heart valve is located between the left atrium and the left ventricle? mitral valve 18. Which term means to control bleeding? hemostasis 19. Which term describes any situation in which the total number of leukocytes in the circulating blood is less than normal? leukopenia 20. Which structure of the heart establishes the basic rhythm and rate of the heartbeat? sinoatrial node...
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