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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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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

Coronary Artery Disease puzzle Crossword

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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

Chapter 3 Crossword

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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 cardio disorders Crossword

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A decrease in the oxygen-carrying ability of the blood Anemia
An excessive or abnormal increase in the number of the Ruth recites Polycythemia
When bone marrow becomes cancerous and a huge number of wbc's are turned out rapidly Leukemia
A client that develops and persists in and on broken blood vessel Thrombus
When I thrombus breaks away from the vessel wall and flows freely in the bloodstream Embolus
An insufficientNumber of circulating platelets Thrombocytopenia
A bleeding disorder that results from a lack of any factor needed for clotting hemophilia
Inflammation of the pericardium Pericarditis
The valve flaps of the heart becomes stiff Valvular stenosis
A heart attack Myocardial infarction
When the ventricles begin to pump at their own rate Heart block
Lack of an adequate blood supply to the heart muscle Ischemia
A rapid heart rate Tachycardia
Hey heart rate that is substantially slower than normal Bradycardia
Abnormal or unusual heart sounds Murmurs
When the pumping efficiency of the heart is depressed so that circulation is in adequate to meet tissue needs CHF
A serious complication of varicose veins Thrombophlebitis
Temporary low blood pressure and dizziness when standing up suddenly Orthostatic hypotension
A condition in which the blood vessels are inadequately filled and blood cannot circulate normally Circulatory shock
The insidious filling of the blood vessels with fatty, calcified deposit lead to what coronary artery disease

Heart Disease Crossword

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More people die from heart attack than this and AIDs. cancer
Also known as heart disease. coronary heart disease
Medical term for blood clots. Thrombus
Blood clot in an artery. arterialthrombosis
When a plaque made up of hard cholestrol and other cells build up on the walls of the Coronary arteries. atherosclerosis
Measures and records the electrical activity of the heart. electrocardiogram
Occurs when the blood flow to the heart is blocked long enough to damage or kill. heart attack
Heart attack without symptoms. silent heart attack
Irregular heartbeat palpitations
Chest pain that occurs when the blood and oxygen can't keep up with the needs of the heart. Angina
A blood condition where there isn't enough Hemoglobin. Anemia
A procedure where they will insert a tube in your arm, leg or groin veins or arterys to allow blood to flow easily. cardiaccatheterization
Heart valve that seperates the right atrium with the right ventricle. Triscupid
Heart valve that seperates the left atrium and left ventricle. Mitral
High blood pressure. Hypertension
Number of heart chambers. four
Specialist in cardiology cardiologist
Damage to the brain because of lack of blood. stroke
When two upper heart chambers quiver. atrial fibrillation
Disease of the heart muscle. cardiomypathy

Circulatory System Crossword

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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

Cardiovascular System Crossword

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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

Heart Diseases Crossword

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VASCULER CLOSURE DEVICE angiocele
THICKENING AND HARDINING OF THE WALLS OF THE ARTERY arteriosclerosis
BUILD UP OF SUBSTANCES IN AND ON ARTERY WALLS atherosclerosis
SLOW HEARTRATE bradycardia
HEART AND BLOOD VESSEL DISEASE cardiovascular
INFLIMATTION OF THE HEART carditis
INADEQUATE OXYGENATION OF THE BLOOD; BLUISH DISCOLORATION cyanosis
SUDDEN BLOCKING OF AN ARTERY embolus
INFLAMMATION OF THE ENDOCARDIUM endocarditis
STOPPING OF A FLOW OF BLOOD hemostasis
high blood pressure hypertension
BLOOD CLOT FORMED IN THE SITU; IMPEDING BLOOD FLOW thrombus
ABNORMALLY RAPID HEART RATE tachycardia
LOW BLOOD PRESSURE hypotension
SOUNDS DURING HEARTBEAT CYCLE heart murmur
INFLAMMATION OF THE PERICARDIUM pericarditis
INFLAMMATION OF THE MYOCARDIUM myocarditis

Heart Disease Worksheet

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Description

What is the most common form of heart disease? Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
What is a controlled risk factor of heart disease? Smoking
What procedure widens blocked arteries to remove plaque buildup? Balloon Angioplasty
What procedure restores blood flow to the heart? CA Bypass Gaft Surgery
What is angina? Chest Pain
What is atherosclerosis? Hardening of the arteries
Cholesterol and fatty deposits that build up on the artery wall is know as _____ Plaque
__________ occurs when your heart muscles don't pump blood as well as it should. Congestive Heart Failure
_________ is abrupt loss of heart function. Cardiac Arrest
An irregular heart rhythm is commonly known as _______ Arrhythmia

Cardiovascular System Crossword

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Inner layer of the heart Epicardium
what is a myocardial infarction Heart attack
What takes blood away from the heart? Arteries
What carries blood towards the heart? Veins
The beating of the heart is the Pulse
The volume of blood pumped is the stroke volume
When the heart muscle contracts systole
When the heart muscle relaxes diastole
What is the pressure of blood in the circulatory system? blood pressure
What device measures blood pressure? sphygmomanometer
Which type of circulation takes oxygenated blood back to the heart? Pulmonary
Which type of circulation takes deoxygenated blood back to the heart? Systemic
Which disease is caused by an enlargement of an artery? aneurysm
Which disease is caused by the thickening and hardening of the artery walls? arteriosclerosis
Which disease is caused by plaque build up on the artery walls? atherosclerosis
Which disorder is caused by sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen? stroke
Which disease is caused by plaque build up in coronary arteries? coronary artery disease
high abnormal bool pressure hypertension
muscular tissue of the heart myocardium