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  • Blood [r]: The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (i.e., blood vessels). Whole blood includes plasma and blood cells. [e]
  • Blood pressure [r]: Pressure of the blood on the arteries and other blood vessels. [e]
  • Electrocardiogram [r]: Recording of the electrical activity of the heart on a moving strip of paper. [e]
  • Heart [r]: A chambered muscular organ in organisms that pumps blood received from the veins into the arteries, thereby maintaining the flow of blood through the entire circulatory system. [e]
  • Heart failure [r]: Defective cardiac filling and/or impaired contraction and emptying, resulting in the heart's inability to pump a sufficient amount of blood to meet the needs of the body tissues or to be able to do so only with an elevated filling pressure. [e]
  • Hemorrhage [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Hypertension [r]: A multisystem disease whose hallmark is the elevation of blood pressure. [e]
  • Hypotension [r]: Add brief definition or description}
  • Shock [r]: Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See Shock (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
  • Sphygmomanometer [r]: Instrument for indirect measurement of blood pressure in the arteries. [e]
  • Stethoscope [r]: Instruments intended to detect and study sound produced by the heart, lungs, or other parts of the body, sometimes with electronic amplification [e]

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