Lesson 11.4 Crossword


1.condition caused by a narrowing of the arteries in the legs
5.a narrowing of the heart valve due to stiff or fused valve cusps
8.extra or unusual sounds heard by a stethoscope during a heartbeat; may be harmless or indicative of a problem with one of the heart valves
9.hardening of the arteries
10.inflammation of the myocardium, the middle layer of the heart (also known as the heart muscle)
11.condition characterized by severe, constricting pain or sensation of pressure in the chest, often radiating to the left arm; caused by an insufficient supply of blood to the heart


1.sensation of rapid heartbeat
2.inflammation of the pericardial sac that surrounds the heart
3.abnormal ballooning of a blood vessel, usually an artery, due to a weakness in the wall of the vessel
4.inflammation of the innermost lining of the heart, including the inner surface of the chambers and the valves
6.a sudden blockage of blood flow, or rupture of an artery in the brain, that causes brain cells to die from lack of oxygen
7.a lack of blood flow, usually due to the narrowing of a blood vessel

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