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Vasculature


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Aneurysm
localized ballooning of a vessel due to a weakened vessel wall
Artery
blood vessel carrying blood away from the heart, muscular, contractile
Bruit
whooshing sound heard during auscultation indicative of blockage or aneurysm
Dissection
blood flow into the wall layers of an artery causing the arterial walls to split apart
Deep Venous Thrombosis
DVT; deep clot in the extremity
Embolism
obstruction of blood vessel by a travelling clot of blood or foreign substance
Hemangioma
tumor consisting of blood vessels
Stenosis
narrowing of a body opening or passage
Thrombus
blood clot or blockage
Vein
vessel carrying blood towards the heart, soft, compressible