Flashcards in Circulatory System Deck (16):
enlarged, tortuous and dilated veins.
bulging out of the wall of the heart, aorta or any other artery.
deficiency of blood in a portion of the body.
an area of tissue death secondary to loss of blood supply
a foreign body obstructing a blood vessel. This foreign body becomes lodged in a vessel when the vessel is too small to allow it to pass through.
a clot of blood which forms inside of a vessel of the heart. It may partly or completely block the vessel.
the presence of a thrombus in one of the cerebral blood vessels.
a thrombus in one of the coronary blood vessels of the heart.
inflammation of a vein.
low blood pressure.
high blood pressure
the heart on the right side with the apex close to the right nipple and base directed to the left.
a rapid action of the heart which is felt by the patient.
the clotting of blood