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Resembling a pulse

Sphygmoid

2

Localized abnormal dilation of a vessel, usually an artery

Aneurysm

3

Tubular space or channel within any organ or structure of the body

Lumen

4

Passage of a heart catch into the heart through a vein or artery

Cardiac catheterization

5

Profuse sweating

Diaphoresis

6

Procedure for recording electrical excitation to the heart

Electrocardiogram

7

Tumor of fatty plaque

Atheroma

8

Common and occasionally serious condition in which the leaflets of the mitral valve prolapse into the left atrium during systole causing a characteristic murmur heard on auscultation

Mitral valve prolapse

9

Chest pain

Angina

10

Disease or weakening of the heart muscle that reminisces heart function

Cardiomyopathy

11

Blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the body especially those in the legs or thighs

Deep vein thrombosis DVT

12

Soft blowing sound heard on auscultation; murmur

Bruit

13

Sensation of an irregular heart beat pounding racing skipping a beat or flutter

Palpation

14

Localized tissue necrosis due to cessation of blood supply

Infarction

15

Abnormally rapid uncoordinated quivering of the my radium that affect the atria or the ventricles

Fibrillation

16

Narrowing of a vessel

Coarctation

17

CC

Cardiac cath

18

DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

19

MI

Myocardial infacrtion

20

CAD

Coronary artery disease

21

Surgical repair of a vessel

Angioplasty