Cardiovascular



of, relating to, or affecting the heart and blood vessels.
Contemporary Examples

We need to pay much more attention to cardiovascular disease in pregnant women.
Heart Disease Poses Surprising Threat to New Moms Jennifer Block June 12, 2011

However, this increase was nearly completely due to cardiovascular disease.
Does Fatherhood Make You Healthy? Anneli Rufus September 28, 2011

It cuts down on the risk of cardiovascular disease, and doubles the deliciousness.
Women Who Eat Meat Laura Fraser April 1, 2009

He directs the cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Oz: ER Was My Other Med School Dr. Mehmet Oz March 11, 2009

Organized Races Looking for a way to kick-start a cardiovascular training program?
Five Smarter Ways to Train Your Heart DailyBurn December 8, 2013

“The chances of dying of cardiovascular disease are about ten times as high as breast cancer,” Hanson says.
In Defense of My Drinking Habit Laura Fraser March 21, 2009

A new study reveals that fathers are less likely than childless men to die of cardiovascular disease.
Does Fatherhood Make You Healthy? Anneli Rufus September 28, 2011

A new study says being a dad decreases your risk of cardiovascular disease.
Does Fatherhood Make You Healthy? Anneli Rufus September 28, 2011

Historical Examples

The Trader economies – These economies are equivalent to the cardiovascular system.
After the Rain Sam Vaknin

The cardiovascular system has been given but scant attention in connection with scurvy.
Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess

adjective
of or relating to the heart and the blood vessels
adj.

1879, from cardio- + vascular. Cardiovascular system is recorded by 1918.

cardiovascular car·di·o·vas·cu·lar (kär’dē-ō-vās’kyə-lər)
adj.

Abbr. CV Of, relating to, or involving the heart and the blood vessels.
cardiovascular
(kär’dē-ō-vās’kyə-lər)
Relating to or involving the heart and blood vessels.
cardiovascular [(kahr-dee-oh-vas-kyuh-luhr)]

A descriptive term for the heart and the blood vessels.

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