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- hematologist. specialist that treats diseases and disorders of the blood and blood-forming tissues.
- capillaries. the_________are only one cell in thickness and are the smallest blood vessels in the body.
- systolic pressure.
- deep vein thrombosis.
Which condition is a deficiency of blood passing through an organ?
Med Term Chapter 5 Review
|hemangioma||benign tumor made up of newly formed blood vessels|
|Hypoperfusion||deficiency of blood passing through an organ or body part|
|perfusion||flow of blood thru the vessels of an organ|
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Which condition causes an irregular quivering action of the muscular wall of the atria?
AFIB, occurs when the normal rhythmic contractions of the atria are replaced by rapid irregular twitching of the muscular heart wall. This condition caues an irregular and quivering action of the atria. The term Fibrillation means a fast uncontrolled heart beat.
Which condition is also known as iron overload disease?
In this severe disorder, iron builds up rapidly in the liver of the developing fetus. It is thought to be an autoimmune disease, in which the body attacks itself. Secondary hemochromatosis. This form of the disease is not inherited and is often referred to as iron overload.
Which term describes the highest pressure against the walls of the blood vessels?
The measurement of the amount of systolic and diastolic pressure exerted against the walls of the arteries. Occurs when the ventricles contract, is the highest pressure against the walls of an artery. Occurs when the ventricles are relaxed, is the lowest pressure against the walls of an artery.