Chapter 31: Anatomic and Physiologic Relationships within the Thoracic Cavity
#1. atrioventricular valves - valves located between the atria and ventricle #2. continuous murmur - heart murmur that begins in systole and continues without interruption through the time of the se...
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Chapter 09: The Vascular System
#1. anastomosis - a communication between two blood vessels without any intervening capillary network #2. aneurysm - permanent localized dilation of an artery, with an increase in diameter of 1.5 ti...
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Chapter 03: Essentials of Patient Care for the Sonographer
#1. Apnea - spontaneous breathing that stops for any reason #2. arrhythmia - any irregular heartbeat; also called dysrhythmia #3. body mechanics - the theory and practice of using the correct muscl...
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Chapter 20: Emergent Abdominal Ultrasound Procedures
#1. focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) - limited examination of the abdomen or pelvis to evaluate free fluid or pericardial fluid #2. hemoperitoneum - collection of bloody fluid in...
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Chapter 62: The Fetal Abdomen
#1. asplenia - no development of splenic tissue #2. choledochal cyst - cystic growth of the common bile duct #3. cholelithiasis - gallstones #4. cystic fibrosis - congenital condition characterize...
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Chapter 08: Introduction to Abdominal Scanning: Techniques and Protocols
#1. aorta - largest arterial structure in the body; arises from the left ventricle to supply blood to the head, upper and lower extremities, and abdominopelvic cavity #2. celiac axis (CA) - first ma...
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Chapter 01: Foundations of Sonography
#1. acoustic impedance - measure of a material’s resistance to the propagation of sound; expressed as the product of acoustic velocity of the medium and the density of the medium #2. amplitude - str...
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Chapter 53: Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Anomalies
#1. alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) - protein manufactured by the fetus, which can be studied in amniotic fluid and maternal serum; elevations of alpha-fetoprotein may indicate fetal anomalies (neural tube, ...
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Chapter 45: The Role of Sonography in Obstetrics
#1. abruptio placentae - bleeding from a normally situated placenta as a result of its complete or partial detachment after the 20th week of gestation #2. amniocentesis - aspiration of a sample of a...
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Chapter 47: The Normal First Trimester
#1. amniotic cavity - cavity in which the fetus exists; it forms early in gestation and fills with amniotic fluid to protect the fetus #2. chorionic cavity - surrounds the amniotic cavity; the yolk ...
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Chapter 38: Peripheral Venous Evaluation
#1. anterior tibial veins - drain blood from the dorsum of the foot and the anterior compartment of the calf #2. augmentation - blood flow velocity increases with distal limb compression or with the...
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Chapter 02: Introduction to Physical Findings, Physiology, and Laboratory Data
#1. acidic - a type of solution that contains more hydrogen ions than hydroxyl ions #2. acidosis - an actual increase in the acidity of blood due to an accumulation of acids (as in diabetic acidosis...
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Chapter 14: The Urinary System
#1. afferent arteriole - small artery that carries blood into the glomerulus of the nephron #2. arcuate arteries - small arteries that lie at the bases of the renal pyramids and appear as echogeni...
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Chapter 11: The Gallbladder and the Biliary System
#1. adenomyomatosis - small polypoid projections from the gallbladder wall #2. ampulla of Vater - small opening in the duodenum in which the pancreatic and common bile duct enter to release secret...
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