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the opposite of widening.

narrowing

2

complete stoppage of the heart.

arrest

3

inflammation of the heart muscle.

myocarditis

4

tachycardia is a rapid ....

pulse

5

irregularities in the heartbeat.

arrhythmias

6

death of a muscle due to lack of blood.

infarction

7

turbulent blood flow through a defective valve makes this sound.

murmur

8

battery-operated device to make the heart beat normally.

pacemaker

9

a healthy heart has 60-100 of these a minute.

beats

10

.... veins are caused by defective valves in deep lower leg veins.

varicose

11

angina pectoris chest pains are usually brought on by ....

exertion

12

coronary heart disease is due to .... supply of blood to the heart.

restricted

13

platelets and blood cells which collect on one site will cause this.

clot

14

the person who provides a replacement heart.

donor

15

the surgeon does this when he joins a piece of vein to the heart.

grafts

16

one of these in a coronary artery will cause the muscle it supplies to die.

blockage

17

atherosclerosis is a build up of fatty ....

deposits

18

a completely new heart!

transplant

19

abnormal swelling in a weakend arterial wall.

aneurysm

20

insufficient .... and smoking can contribute to heart disease.

exercise

21

a condition in which a valve outlet is too narrow.

stenosis

22

it thickens arterial walls and narrows the artery.

plaque

23

a gripping angina chest pain sometimes .... down the arms.

radiates

24

air or liquid are used to .... the balloon in angioplasty.

inflate

25

a section of the patient's saphenous vein is normally used in .... surgery.

bypass