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Inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel

Angiitis

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Severe episodes of spasmodic chocking or suffocation chest pain

Angina pectoris

3

A contrast medium and chest xrays to visualize the dimensions of the heart and large blood vessels

Angiocardiography

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A spasmodic contraction of the blood vessels

Angiospasm

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Medication to control irregularities of the heart beat

Antiarrhythmic

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Administered to lower blood pressure

Antihypertensive

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Absence of all formed blood elements

Aplastic anemia

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Surgical removal of an artery

Arterectomy

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Tissue death of blood vessels

Arterionerosis

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Hardening of the arteries which reduces the flow of blood through these vessels

Arteriosclerosis

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White blood cell formed in red bone marrow promote the inflammation response

Basophils

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Oxygen nitrogen carbon dioxide

Blood gases

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Abnormally slow heartbeat

Bradycardia

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A procedure in which a catheter is passed into a vein or artery and is guided into the heart

Cardiac catheterization

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Lowest pressure when the ventricles relax

Diastolic pressure

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Blockage of a vessel by an embolus

Embolism

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An abnormal increase in the number of circulating red blood cells

Erythrocytosis

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Rapid random ineffective contractions of the heart

Fibrollation

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Localized weak spot or ballon like enlargement of the wAll if an artery

Aneurysm

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A benign tumor made up of newly formed blood vessels

Hemangioma

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A collection of blood trapped with tissues

Hematoma

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Disorder in which red blood cells are destroyed

Hemolytic anemia

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To control bleeding

Hemostasis

24

Good cholesteol

Hdl

25

Record heart rates and rhythms over a 24 hour period

Holter monitor

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Malignancy characterized by a progressive increase of abnormal leukocytes

Leukemia

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Occlusion of a coronary artery resulting in an infarct of the affected myocardium heart attack

Myocardial infarction

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Drawing of fluid from the pericardial sac

Pericardiocentesis

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Inflammation of the pericardium

Pericarditis

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Disorder that cant absorb b12 normally

Pernicious anemia

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Inflammation of a vein or veins

Phlebitis

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Inflammation involving several arteries

Polyarteritis

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Intermittent attacks of pallor cyanosis and redness of the finger and toes

Raynauds phenomenon

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High blood pressure caused by another medical problem

Secondary hypertension

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The pressence of a pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood blood poisoning

Septicemia

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Red blood cells have abnormal sickle shape

Sickle cell anemia

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Highest pressure when ventricles contracts

Systolic pressure

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Universal recipient

Ab

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Universal donor

O