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cardiovascular

[ kahr-dee-oh-vas-kyuh-ler ]
/ ˌkɑr di oʊˈvæs kyə lər /
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adjective Anatomy.
of, relating to, or affecting the heart and blood vessels.
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Origin of cardiovascular

First recorded in 1875–80; cardio- + vascular
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British Dictionary definitions for cardiovascular

cardiovascular
/ (ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈvæskjʊlə) /

adjective
of or relating to the heart and the blood vessels
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Scientific definitions for cardiovascular

cardiovascular
[ kär′dē-ō-văskyə-lər ]

Relating to or involving the heart and blood vessels.
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Cultural definitions for cardiovascular

cardiovascular
[ (kahr-dee-oh-vas-kyuh-luhr) ]

A descriptive term for the heart and the blood vessels.

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