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Cardiovascular System Terminology Quiz


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What word means “agent that lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels”?

A. vasoconstrictor

B. vasodepressor

C. arterioconstrictor

D. arteriodepressor


What word means “image of a blood vessel”?

A. arteriogram

B. plebogram

C. angiogram

D. aortogram


What word means “hardening of the arteries with irregular plaque deposits”?

A. atherosclerosis

B. embolus

C. thrombosis

D. atheritis


What word means “radiographic imaging of a vein”?

A. aortography

B. arteriography

C. angiography

D. venography


What word means “disease of the heart muscle”?

A. cardioendopathy

B. pericarditis

C. cardiomyopathy

D. cardioneuropathy


What word means “an abnormal increase in blood platelets”?

A. erythrocytosis

B. leukocytosis

C. thrombocytosis

D. thromboma


What word means “an abnormal mass of blood vessels”?

A. hemangiosis

B. phlebosis

C. hemangioma

D. phleboma


What word means “inflammation of a vein”?

A. phlebitis

B. arteritis

C. aortitis

D. phlebosis


What word means “hardening of the arteries”?

A. arteriomalacia

B. aortomalacia

C. angiosclerosis

D. arteriosclerosis




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