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2. What is thrombosis?

  • A blood clot formation
  • A balloon-like, blood filled structure
  • Fatty deposits formed within the artery
  • A heart attack

3. What causes a myocardial infarction?

  • A build up of fatty deposits in the artery
  • Reduced supply of oxygen to the heart muscle
  • An increase of blood to the heart

4. How is a thrombus formed?

  • When an atheroma causes a rough surface in a blood vessel
  • When there is too little blood
  • When athermomatous plaques are formed
  • When there is too much blood

5. How are atheromas formed?

  • Enlarged atheromatous plaques
  • Blood clots
  • Damaged endothelium
  • Burst arteries

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