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Definition of "cardiovascular" []

  • Of, relating to, or involving the heart and the blood vessels: cardiovascular disease. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cardiovascular" in a sentence
  • "But most peoplescientists includedare astonished to realize that most of our antibiotics to combat infections, chemotherapy drugs against cancer, psychotropic drugs which modify mood disorders, and many advances in cardiovascular treatments and procedures were stumbled upon."
  • "The FDA rejected Contrave, from Orexigen and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., late last month, requesting another clinical trial to study the drug's long-term cardiovascular risk."
  • "Others say that the more important contributor to the rise in cardiovascular disease is simply over-consumption of food, salty or not, and the obesity epidemic."