Nt1330 Unit 5

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25 medical words pertaining to the blood, lymphatic and cardiovascular system. 1. Hypercalcemia is a condition where the blood contains too much calcium. 2. Myoglobin is a type of protein that transport oxygen to the muscle. 3. Hematoma is when a blood vessel breaks due an injury and it causes blood to collect outside of the vessels. 4. Cyanosis causes the skin to turn bluish because the blood doesn’t get enough oxygen. 5. Leukocytosis; the blood contains to many white cells (infection causes an increase of white blood cells) 6. Sideropenia is when the body doesn’t have enough iron. 7. Hemothorax is when blood occurs in the pleural cavity. 8. Amyloidosis disease is a type of condition that causes to collect amyloids (type of protein) in the organs. 9. Bacteremia is when …show more content…

Lymphadenitis is an inflammation of the lymph nodes that is caused by bacteria or viruses. 14. Lymphadenectomy is a procedure where partially or a complete lymph node gets removed. 15. Lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system. 16. Tonsillitis is a viral or bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the tonsils. 17. Angioplasty is a surgical procedure to remove the blockage of a blood vessel. 18. Carditis is an inflammation of the heart. 19. Atherosclerosis is a condition where the arteries are blocked with plaque and the blood flow decreases. This can cause heart attacks and strokes. 20. Bradycardia is when the heart beat is slower than normal 21. Cardioplegia is a procedure that is used to stop the heart activity for a short period of time. This type of procedure is used for heart surgeries. 22. Cardiomyopathy is heart muscle disease that causes the muscle to become enlarged and stiff. 23. Myocarditis infarction does permanent damage to part of the heart muscle due severe lack of blood flow. 24. Cardiodynia is when an individual experience pain in the heart. 25. Cardiologist is a doctor who is specialized in heart and blood vessel

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