Different Kinds of Cardiovascular Disease: Definitions & Examples

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The condition where plaque builds up in the arteries of the body is called:

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1. Select the lung problem that is likely to arise because of deep vein thrombosis.

2. High blood pressure is commonly known as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cardiovascular disease is an all-encompassing term for a number of diseases that can affect the heart. Learn about these diseases with this worksheet and test your understanding of them with the quiz. You will learn about valvular stenosis, regurgitations, embolisms, and more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions of:

  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Septal Defects
  • Hypertension
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Atherosclerosis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on cardiovascular disease
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between types of cardiovascular disease
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about diseases that can affect the heart and their effects on the body

Additional Learning

To learn more about cardiovascular disease, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define types of cardiovascular disease
  • Understand consequences of cardiovascular disease
  • Name and differentiate between types of heart diseases and the areas of the heart they affect
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