11.29: Cardiovascular Diseases Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated2 minsto complete % Progress Practice Cardiovascular Diseases MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated2 minsto complete % Estimated2 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English atherosclerosis Condition in which plaque builds up inside arteries. cardiovascular disease Disease that affects the heart or blood vessels. coronary artery Blood vessel that supplies the heart with oxygen. coronary heart disease Build-up of of plaque in arteries that supply the heart with oxygen. heart attack Blockage of blood flow to heart. plaque Deposit of fatty material on the inner lining of an arterial wall. stroke Loss of brain function due to a blockage of the blood supply to the brain. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Introduces the different types of cardiovascular disease. Learning Objectives None Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: atherosclerosis cardiovascular disease heart attack (3 more) SCI.BIO.933.1.L.1 SCI.LSC.933.1.L.1 stroke Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.933.1 (Cardiovascular Diseases) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.