Type
Crossword
Description

A collection of substances formed around a specific area plaque
Degeneration of the arteries by fatty deposits atheroma
A disease of the arteries due to fatty build up atherosclerosis
The _______ arteries supply the heart with blood coronary
A disease affecting the coronary arteries CHD
Any drugs that act to reduce cholesterol in the blood statins
A structure placed in the artery to keep it open stent
A clot of blood in the arteries thrombosis
Anything relating to the heart or blood vessels cardiovascular
_______ control blood flow and prevent backflow valves
A diet high in fats can raise ____________ levels cholesterol

Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

Coronary Artery Disease Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Also know as coronary heart disease coronary artery disease
The type of risk factors you can change Modifiable
The type of diet you should eat to reduce the risk of CAD Heart Healthy
Increase consumption of these in your diet Fruits and Vegetables
The type of fat that contributes most to high cholesterol Saturated
When plaque builds up on walls of coronary arteries Atherosclerosis
Occurs when blood flow to your heart is blocked, resulting in death of heart muscle Heart Attack
These supply blood to the heart Coronary Arteries
Quitting this can reduce your risk for CAD and heart attacks Smoking
You should consume less than 2300 mg of this per day, less if you have high blood pressure Sodium
A common sign of a heart attack for men and women Chest Pain
The amount of physical activity you should get every day Thirty Minutes
You can manage this to improve your mental and physical health and reduce your risk of heart attack Stress
A non-modifiable risk factor Age
Uncontrolled _____________ increases triglycerides and your chances of coronary artery disease Diabetes

Cardiovascular System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the fluid portion of the blood plasma
red blood cells erythrocytes
the oxygen-transporting pigment of erythrocytes hemoglobin
white blood cell leukocytes
a white blood cell with secretory granules in its cytoplasm (ex. eosinophil/basophil) granulocytes
the most abundant of the white blood cells neutrophils
granular white blood cells whose granules readily take up a stain called eosin eosinophils
white blood cells whose granules stain deep blue with basic dye; have a relatively pale nucleus and granular-appearing cytoplasm basophils
white blood cells with a one-lobed nucleus. no granules in cytoplasm agranuloctyes
agranular white blood cells formed in the bone marrow that mature in the lymphoid tissue lymphocytes
large single-nucleus white blood cell; agranular leukocyte monocytes
one of the irregular cell fragments of blood; involved in clotting platelets
formation of blood cells hematopoiesis
stem cells that give rise to all the formed elements of the blood hemocytoblast
the stopping of a flow of blood hemostasis
the stout wall separating the lower chambers of the heart from one another interventricular septum
begins at the base of the right ventricle, branches into two pulmonary arteries which deliver deoxygenated blood to the corresponding lung pulmonary trunk
bicuspid and tricuspid atrioventricular valves
cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid valve and the mitral valve in the heart (heart strings) chordae tendineae
lub dub, lub dub heart sounds
a condition in which the heart produces or is apt to produce a recurring sound indicative of disease or damage murmur
abnormally high blood pressure hypertension
a disease of the arteries characterized by the deposition of plaques of fatty material on their inner walls atherosclerosis
the membranous sac enveloping the heart pericardium
a chamber of the heart receiving blood from the veins; superior heart chambers atria
discharging chambers of the heart ventricles
system of blood vessels that carry blood to and from the lungs for gas exchange pulmonary circulation
major systemic artery; arises from the left ventricle of the heart aorta
systems of blood vessels that carries nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood to all the body organs systemic circulation
valves that prevent blood return to the ventricles after contraction semilunar valves
the contraction phase of heart activity systole
a period (between contractions) of relaxation of the heart during which it fills with blood diastole
a volume of blood ejected by a ventricle during systole stroke volume
sequence of events encompassing one complete contraction and relaxation of the atria and ventricles of the heart cardiac cycle

RADIOLOGY Word Search

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Description

X-Ray
Stent
Radiopharmaceutical
Radiologist
Pulmonary Circulation
Pulmonary Artery
Electrocardiography
Electrocardiogram
Echocardiography
Diagnostic Radiology
Diagnosis
Ct Scan
Coronary Arteries
Coronary Angiography
Congestive Heart Failure
Congential Heart Disease
Cardiovascular System
Cardiac Mri
Cardiac Arrest
Capillaries
Blood Pressure
Atherosclerosis
Arteriogram
Aorta
Angioplasty
Angiography

Chapter 3 Crossword

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Description

Consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood Cardiovascular System
A hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood Heart
The upper chamber of the heart that receives blood that comes into the heart Atrium
The lower chamber of the heart that pumps blood out of the heart Ventricle
A flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward Valve
A group of heart cells that sends out signals that make he heart muscle contract. Pacemaker
Blood Vessels that carry blood away from the heart. Arteries
Tiny, narrow vessels. Capillaries
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart. Veins
The first branches of the aorta that carry blood to the heart itself. Coronary Arteries
________ is caused by the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery wall. Pulse
Process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration. Diffusion
The force blood exerts against the walls of blood vessels. Blood Pressure
The liquid part of blood Plasma
Deliver oxygen from the lungs to cells elsewhere in the body. Red Blood Cells
________ is an iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules. Hemoglobin
The body's disease fighters. White Blood Cells
_______ are cell fragments that play an important part in forming blood clots. Platelets
The body's drainage system. Lymphatic System
The fluid inside the lymphatic system is called ________. Lymph
Small knobs of tissue. Lymph Nodes
A condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the buildup of fatty materials. Atherosclerosis
A _____________ occurs when blood flow to part of the heart is blocked. Heart Attack
____________ is a disorder in which a person's blood pressure is consistently higher than normal. Hypertension

Blood and Lymphatic System Bingo Cards

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Bingo Cards
Description

anastomosis
aneurysm
angina pectoris
angiocardiography
angiogram
angioma
angioplasty
angiostenosis
arrhythmia
arterial
arteriosclerosis
arteritis
artificial pacemaker
atheroma
atherosclerosis
atrioventricular (AV)
auscultation
biscupid
bradycardia
bruit
cardiac
cardiac arrest
cardiologist
cardiology
cardiomegaly
cardiomyopathy (CMP)
cardiopulmonary
cardiotonic
cardiovascular (CV)
cardioversion
cholesterol (chol)
circulation
claudication
constriction
coronary heart disease (CHD)
cyanosis
defibrillator
diastole
dysrhythmia
echocardiography (ECHO)
electrocardiograph (ECG, EKG)
embolism
endarterectomy
endocarditis
endocardium
fibrillation
flutter
heart failure (HF)
heart-lung transplant
heart transplant
hemangioma
hemodynamic
hyperlipidemia
hypertension (HTN)
hypotension
infarction
ischemia
lipoprotein
mitral stenosis (MS)
mitral valve prolapse (MVP)
murmur
myocardial
myocardial infarction (MI)
myocarditis
occlusion
oximetry
oxygen
palpitation
pericardial
pericardiocentesis
pericarditis
phlebitis
phlebotomy
Raynaud phenomenon
rheumatic heart disease
semilunar
septum
shock
sinoatrial (SA)
sphygmomanometer
spider veins
stent
stethoscope
systole
tachycardia
telangiectasis
thrombophlebitis
thrombosis
tricuspid
triglyceride
valve replacement surgery
valvuloplasty
varicose veins
vasoconstrictive
vasodilator
vasospasm
venipuncture
ventricular

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Circulatory System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

place where substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells capillaries
the liquid part of blood Plasma
a flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward valve
bloodvessles that carry blood back to the heart veins
take up oxyhgen in the blood and deliver it to cells elsewhere in the body redbloodcells
the body's disease fighters whitebloodcells
consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood cardiovascular system
(singular) lower chambers of the heart ventricle
(singular) upper chambers of the heart atrium
the process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
largest artery in the body aorta
a force exerted by blood against the walls of blood vessels blood pressure
the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery walls pulse
a group of heart cells that sends out signals that make the heart muscle contract pacemaker
hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
blood vessles that carry blood away from the heart arteries
iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules hemoglobin

heart disease Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

tobacco
non communicable
risk factor
blood clot
excerise
coronary artery
angioplasty
stroke
hypertension
heart attack
atherosclerosis
arterosclerosis

Coronary Artery Disease puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Our presentation is on _________ Artery Disease Coronary
These can gather plaque on their walls leading to strokes and heart attacks Arteries
A _______ occurs when things like inflammatory cells, lipoproteins, and calcium get stuck in an artery Blood Clot
This gathers on the walls of arteries and restricts blood flow Plaque
This is another name for plaque that gathers in an artery Fatty Deposits
A _______ Stroke occurs when and artery to the brain is blocked Ischemic
A _______ Stroke occurs when and artery to the brain bursts Hemorrhagic
The symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease are almost all a form of _________ Chest Pain
______ of breath is another symptom of Coronary Artery Disease Shortness
This is something that Coronary Artery Disease is commonly mistaken for Heartburn

The Heart Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Heart rate is measurement in beats per Minutes
Bottom two chambers of the heart ventricles
Blood vessel that carrries blood away from the heart artery
Blood picks this up in the lungs Oxygen
Biggest artery Aorta
How many chambers does the heart have Four
What organ removes waste from blood? Kidneys
What term is used to describe the 'door' between the heart's chambers valves
what connects the arteries and veins Capillaries
A common heart disease Coronary
Part of the body in which heart is located Chest
A fatty substance causing heart disease CHOLESTEROL
Keeps your heart healthy Exercise