Afterload is the tension or stress developed in the

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Afterload-is the tension or stress developed in the wall of the left ventricle during ejection Ejection fraction- is a measurement of the percentage of blood leaving your heart each time it contracts Systole- heart muscle contracts and pumps blood from the chambers into the arteries Diastole- heart refills with blood after the emptying done during systole Cardiac output-amount of blood pumped by the heart per minute, product of the heart rate and the stroke volume Contractility- inherent strength and vigour of the heart's contraction during systole Inotropic- modifying the force or speed of contraction of muscles Bruit-cascular murmur Thrill-vibratory sensation felt on the skin overlying an area of turbulence and indicates a loud heart murmur, caused by incompetent heart valve Ischemia-inadequate blood supply to an organ or part of body Infarction-obstruction of the blood supply to an organ or region of tissue, thrombus or embolus, causing local death of the tissue Electrocardiogram-record or display of a persons heartbeat produced by electrocardiography echocardiogram- checks how heart chambers and valves are pumping blood through the heart Orthostatic- relating to or caused by an upright posture Resistance-opposition to a force
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  • Spring '18
  • davidson
  • heart muscle contracts, Echo-a reverberating sound, loud heart murmur

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