Definition of cardiovascular in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkärdēōˈvaskyələr/


Relating to the heart and blood vessels.
Example sentences
  • Uncontrolled diabetes increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke.
  • Prevention of cardiovascular disease has to be integrated into primary health care.
  • Studies of cardiovascular sequelae have produced conflicting evidence.

Words that rhyme with cardiovascular


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Syllabification: car·di·o·vas·cu·lar

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