cardiovascular disease

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cardiovascular disease

any abnormal condition characterized by dysfunction of the heart and blood vessels. In the United States, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death. Some common kinds of cardiovascular disease are atherosclerosis, myocardiopathy, rheumatic heart disease, syphilitic endocarditis, and systemic venous hypertension.

cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disorder Internal medicine Any of the diseases–ASHD, CAD, cerebrovascular disease, HTN–that primarily impact the heart and blood vessels

cardiovascular disease

Any disease of the heart or the blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease is by far the commonest cause of death and disability in the Western World. See also ATHEROSCLEROSIS.

Cardiovascular disease

Disease that affects the heart and blood vessels.
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