cerebrovascular

[ se-ree-broh-vas-kyuh-ler, ser-uh- ]
/ sɛˌri broʊˈvæs kyə lər, ˌsɛr ə- /

adjective Anatomy.

of, relating to, or affecting the cerebrum and its associated blood vessels.

Nearby words

  1. cerebrospinal pressure,
  2. cerebrospinant,
  3. cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis,
  4. cerebrotomy,
  5. cerebrotonia,
  6. cerebrovascular accident,
  7. cerebrum,
  8. cerecloth,
  9. ceredigion,
  10. cerement

Origin of cerebrovascular

First recorded in 1930–35; cerebro- + vascular

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British Dictionary definitions for cerebrovascular

cerebrovascular

/ (ˌsɛrɪbrəʊˈvæskjʊlə) /

adjective

of or relating to the blood vessels and the blood supply of the brain
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Word Origin and History for cerebrovascular

cerebrovascular

adj.

1935, from cerebro-, comb. form of Latin cerebrum (see cerebral) + vascular.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for cerebrovascular

cerebrovascular

[ sĕr′ə-brō-văskyə-lər, sə-rē′brō- ]

adj.

Relating to the blood supply to the brain, particularly with reference to pathological changes.

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