Chapter 35: Extracranial Cerebrovascular Evaluation
#1. amaurosis fugax - transient partial or complete loss of vision in one eye #2. aphasia - inability to communicate by speech or writing #3. ataxia - impaired ability to coordinate movement, espec...
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Chapter 13: The Gastrointestinal Tract
#1. abscess - localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue #2. absorption - process of nutrient molecules passing through wall of intestine into blood or lymph system #3. alimentary tra...
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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 17: The Peritoneal Cavity and Abdominal Wall
#1. abscess - localized collection of pus #2. ascites - accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity #3. gutters - most dependent areas in the flanks of the abdomen and pelvis where fluid ...
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Chapter 41: Pathology of the Uterus
#1. adenomyosis - benign invasive growth of the endometrium into the myometrial layer that may cause heavy, painful menstrual bleeding #2. cervical polyp - hyperplastic protrusion of the epithelium ...
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Chapter 18: Abdominal Applications of Ultrasound Contrast Agents
#1. acoustic emission - occurs when an appropriate level of acoustic energy is applied to the tissue; the microbubbles first oscillate and then rupture; the rupture of the microbubbles results in ran...
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Chapter 37: Peripheral Arterial Evaluation
#1. anterior tibial artery - begins at the popliteal artery and travels down the lateral calf in the anterior compartment to the level of the ankle #2. axillary artery - continuation of the subclavi...
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Chapter 32: Introduction to Echocardiographic Evaluation and Technique
#1. color flow mapping (CFM) - ability to display blood flow in multiple colors depending on the velocity, direction of flow, and extent of turbulence #2. continuous wave probe - probe with which so...
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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 33: Fetal Echocardiography: Beyond the Four Chambers
#1. atrioventricular node - area of specialized cardiac muscle that receives the cardiac impulse from the sinoatrial node and conducts it to the atrioventricular bundles #2. bicuspid aortic valve - ...
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Chapter 43: Pathology of the Adnexa
#1. Adenomyosis - benign invasive growth of the endometrium into the muscular layer of the uterus #2. Chlamydia trachomatis - an organism that causes a great variety of diseases, including genital i...
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Chapter 07: Anatomic and Physiologic Relationships within the Abdominal Cavity
#1. anterior pararenal space - located between the anterior surface of the renal fascia and the posterior area of the peritoneum #2. ascites - accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity #...
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Chapter 56: The Umbilical Cord
#1. allantoic duct - elongated duct that contributes to development of the umbilical cord and placenta during the first trimester #2. battledore placenta - marginal or eccentric insertion of the umb...
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Chapter 12: The Pancreas
#1. acini cells - cells that perform exocrine function #2. amylase - enzyme secreted by the pancreas to aid in the digestion of carbohydrates #3. body of the pancreas - lies in the midepigastrium a...
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