normal blood pressure phlebitis fleh-BAI-tis phleb / itis vein / inflammation Definition inflammation of the veins phlebostenosis FLEB-oh-sten-OH-sis phlebo / sten / osis vein / narrow / condition Definition narrowing of the veins thrombophlebitis THROM-boh-fleh-BAI-tis thrombo / phleb / itis clot / vein / inflammation Definition inflammation of vein caused by a clot vasculitis VAS-kyoo-LAI-tis vascul / itis vessel / inflammation Definition inflammation of blood vessels
9.5 Treatments and Therapies
Though less-invasive techniques have been developed in recent years for a variety of heart procedures, for certain procedures—such as coronary artery bypass surgery—doctors still must employ cardiothoracic surgery. Term Word Analysis antianginal AN-tee-AN-jih-nal anti / angin / al against / angina (choke) / agent Definition drug that prevents or relieves the symptoms of angina pectoris antiarrhythmic AN-tee-a-RITH-mik anti / a / rrhythm / ic against / no / rhythm / agent Definition drug that opposes an irregular heartbeat anticoagulant AN-tee-koh-AG-yoo-lant anti / coagul / ant against / coagulation / agent Definition drug that opposes the coagulation of the blood antihypertensive AN-tee-HAI-per-TEN-siv anti / hyper / tens / ive against / over / pressure / agent Definition drug that opposes high blood pressure cardiotonic KAR-dee-oh-TAW-nik cardio / ton / ic heart / tone / agent
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 82 pages?
- Spring '17