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Terminology in Cardiology

Terminology in Cardiology - K

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Terminology in Cardiology - L

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Lymphatic: - A vessel which carries fluid to the heart MAZE - known as the micro-MAZE, this innovative videoscopic operation offers a surgical remedy for...
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Terminology in Cardiology - M

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Mechanical Valves - artificial valves made from metal, plastic, and/or pyrolytic carbon. Mediastinum - the region in the thorax between the lungs, anterior boundary – the...
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Terminology in Cardiology - N

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Nodal: - Refering to junctional functions. Non-invasive procedure: - A procedure that can be done outside of the body, such as an X-ray or electrocardigram. NTG-Nitro-Nitroglycerine: -...
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Terminology in Cardiology - O

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z...
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Terminology in Cardiology - P

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z P – wave: - Wave formed by atrial depolarization. P - R interval: - Time between P wave beginning and the beginning of the QRS complex. Pacemaker:...
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Terminology in Cardiology - Q

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z QRS interval: - Electrical representation of ventricular depolarization....
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Terminology in Cardiology - R

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Refractory period: - Period when the contractile cardiac muscle cells are not fully repolarized - absolute refractory period when it is impossible to restimulate the...
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Terminology in Cardiology - S

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Saphenous Vein: - A vein on the inside of the leg running from the ankle to the groin that can be used to create bypasses...
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Terminology in Cardiology - T

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Tachycardia - accelerated heart rate generally more than100 beats per minute. Telemetry Unit - a small transmitter that is used to send information about the heart...
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