Definition of cerebrovascular in English:

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Pronunciation: /səˌrēbrōˈvaskyələr/ Pronunciation: /ˌserəbrō-/


Relating to the brain and its blood vessels.
Example sentences
  • Hypertension is a major health problem with significant risks for coronary artery, cerebrovascular, peripheral vascular, and renal disease.
  • Rarely, vertigo results from a brainstem cerebrovascular accident, intracranial lesion, or migraine.
  • Recently, it has been proposed that this condition may be caused by interactions of anti-HIV drugs with cerebrovascular endothelium, astroglial cells and white matter of the brain.

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Syllabification: ce·re·bro·vas·cu·lar

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