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cardiovascular

Line breaks: car¦dio|vas¦cu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈvaskjʊlə
 
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Definition of cardiovascular in English:

adjective

Medicine
Relating to the heart and blood vessels: increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease
More 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.

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