MT CH 7 definitions

Question Answer
Pericardial Pertaining to around the heart
Venipuncture Puncture into vein to withdraw blood or inject medication or fluids
atherosclerosis hardening of plaque
Intravascular Pertaining to between the ventricular
Ischemia Condition of blood being held back
Embolectomy Surgical removal of a plug/embolus
Fibrillation Abnormal quivering or contraction of heart fibers
Infarction Area of tissue necrosis that develops from ischemic
Cartheterization Passage of thin tube through veins or arteries
Aneurysm Localization widening of artery due to weakness arteries arterial wall

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