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EKG Medical Term Quiz


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Ischemia is:

A. the fascicles become blocked

B. “little bundles”

C. an impulse that takes control of the heart beat

D. lack of blood supply


the medical term cardiovalvulitis means inflammation of the:

A. heart’s conductive system

B. hearts valves

C. atriums

D. blood vessels of the heart


WPW is an abbreviation for

A. Wenckebach

B. Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome

C. Bundle Brakenoff’s branches

D. BinaryBundle Branch


depolarization is a term that refers to:

A. change of polarity

B. restoring the cell to its original charge

C. the resting state of the heart

D. none of the choices


the medical term meaning doctor who studies the heart

A. cardiology

B. cardiopulmonologist

C. cardiovasculogist

D. cardiologist


repolarization is the term that refers to:

A. change of polarity

B. restoring to cell to its original charge

C. the resting state of the heart

D. none of the choices


STAT is an abbreviation for:

A. immediately

B. transmitting to EKG signals via radio waves

C. coming from a focus outside the normal

D. atrial fibrillation


Ectopic beat is a beat that refers to:

A. immediately

B. transmitting EKG signals via radio waves

C. coming from a focus outside the normal

D. the resting state of the heart


The medical term for cardiovavulotomy means surgical:

A. removal of one heart valve

B. opening or excision of part of a heart valve

C. new opening of a heart valve into the lungs

D. repair and replacement of a heart valve


telemery is a term that refers to

A. immediately

B. transmitting EKG signals via radio waves

C. coming from a focus outside the normal

D. atrail fibrillation


hypocalcemia is:

A. low potassium

B. elevated potassium

C. elevated calcium

D. low calcium


the medical term meaning paralysis of the heart is:

A. paralysisocargial

B. paracardium

C. cardioparalysis

D. cardioplegia


Hyperkalemia is:

A. low potassium

B. elevated potassium

C. elevated calcium

D. low calcium


RBBB is an abbreviation for:

A. Right Bundle Branch Block

B. Rotational Brokenoff’s Branches

C. Right Binary Bundle Branches

D. Reichebach-Brokenoff’s Bundle Branch


hypercalcemia is:

A. low potassium

B. elevated potassium

C. elevated calcium

D. low calcium


PVC is an abbreviation for:

A. Prolapsed Valve Chondriasis

B. Premature Ventricular Contraction

C. Polymer Valve Construction

D. Poly Vinyl Contraction


AF is an abbreviation for

A. after the fact

B. after fasting

C. application fax

D. atrial fibrillation


which of the following is the abbreviation for fasting?

A. OPN

B. PNO

C. NPO

D. FST


Polarized is a term that refers to:

A. change of polarity

B. restoring the cell to its original charge

C. the resting state of the heart

D. none of the choices


which of the following are the abbreviations for electrocardiogram?

A. EKG

B. ECG

C. EDG

D. Both A&B


the medical term meaning inflammation of the heart is

A. parasynthosis

B. pericardial centesis

C. heartburn

D. carditis


which of the following is the abbreviation for congestive heart failure?

A. CCF

B. CHF

C. CHHF

D. DHF


the medical term meaning falling or dropping of the heart:

A. cardiosaosis

B. cardioplegia

C. cardioptosis

D. cardioptolemy


the medical term meaning pain in the heart is:

A. Cardiodynia

B. cardiopathy

C. cardialgia

D. both a&c


Hypokalemia is:

A. low potassium

B. elevated potassium

C. elevated calcium

D. low calcium




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