A vein located in the leg, that is commonly used as a conduit to perform
coronary artery bypass grafts.
Bundle of excitatory tissue found in the right atrium that functions as
the pacemaker of the heart.
1. A blockage or narrowing in the lumen of a vessel, thereby
compromising optimal flow of fluid or blood. 2. A narrowing or blockage of a
1. Relating to the sternum or breastbone. 2. Region between two mammary
Brain injury caused by abrupt disruption of blood flow to the brain. Most
frequently caused by arterial occlusion (due to thrombosis or embolism) or
to intracranial hemorrhage (rupture of blood vessel or aneurysm).
The amount of blood ejected by the ventricle during a ventricular
Beneath the skin.
Toward or on the surface of the body.
Above another structure.
Lying on the back.
Referring to the period of time during contraction of the ventricle(s).
The arterial blood pressure during the systolic phase of the cardiac cycle.
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