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Regurgitation

regurgitation

(Science: cardiology, gastroenterology) A backward flowing, as the casting up of undigested food or the backward flowing of blood into the heart or between the chambers of the heart when a valve is incompetent.

Origin: L. Gurgitare = to flood


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heart failure

... tricuspid valve (reduces the left cardiac output. ) shunts unoxygenated blood directly from the right to the left side of the circulation. causes regurgitation between atrium and ventricle. reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood. is a symptom, not a cause. is not associated with left ...

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by zak
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: heart failure
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what causes us to breathe

... tricuspid valve (reduces the left cardiac output. ) shunts unoxygenated blood directly from the right to the left side of the circulation. causes regurgitation between atrium and ventricle. reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood. is a symptom, not a cause. is not associated with left ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what causes us to breathe
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Views: 13291

valves

... murmurs are abnormal heart sounds caused by: 1. blood forced to a narrowed valve opening 2. backwards flow through a valve that did not close (regurgitation) thus c and d are both correct (c when the heart is in systole and d when the heart is in diastole)

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by sdekivit
Sat Mar 04, 2006 4:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: valves
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Views: 3163

Fiber Disease

... dermal sensitivity, joint and muscle pain, swelling and reduced mobility of joints, heart palpitations, pain and arrhythmia, stomach cramps and regurgitation, loss of vision, double vision, and the list can go on. Although there is a clear link between Mycoplasma infection and the above-mentioned ...

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by J Jill
Mon Jan 02, 2006 5:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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