Low red blood cell count
Anemia
Valve that controls the flow of oxygenated blood from the right atrium to the right ventricle
Tricuspid
Blood vessels that carries blood from the heart to any part of the body
Arteries
Carry blood back to the heart
Veins
A chamber that pumps the blood out of the heart
Ventricle
A chamber that receives blood coming back to the heart
Artia
A heart attack
Myocardial infarction
When the heart muscle is enlarged, thick and stiff
Cardiomyopathy
Irregular heart beats
Arrhythmias
A surgeon exposing the chest cavity through a cut in the rib cage or sternum is called ______________.
Sternotomy
Valve that controls the flow of deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs
Pulmonary
Valve that controls flow of oxygenated blood from the left ventricle to the body
Aortic
Valve that controls the flow of oxygenated blood from the left atrium to the left ventricle
Mitral
Relating to the heart
Cardiac