cardiovascular system

n.

The heart and blood vessels considered as a whole.

Nearby words

  1. cardiovalvotomy,
  2. cardiovalvulitis,
  3. cardiovalvulotomy,
  4. cardiovascular,
  5. cardiovascular conditioning,
  6. cardioversion,
  7. cardioverter,
  8. carditic,
  9. carditis,
  10. cardmember


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Science definitions for cardiovascular system

cardiovascular system

See circulatory system.
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