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cardiovascular

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adjective car·dio·vas·cu·lar \-ˈvas-kyə-lər\

Simple Definition of cardiovascular

  • medical : of or relating to the heart and blood vessels

  • : causing the heart to beat faster and harder for a period of time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cardiovascular

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or involving the heart and blood vessels

  2. 2 :  used, designed, or performed to cause a temporary increase in heart rate <a cardiovascular workout>

Examples of cardiovascular in a sentence

  1. running, swimming, and other cardiovascular exercises



Origin and Etymology of cardiovascular

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1879


Medical Dictionary

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cardiovascular

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adjective car·dio·vas·cu·lar \-ˈvas-kyə-lər\

Medical Definition of cardiovascular

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or involving the heart and blood vessels <cardiovascular disease> <the cardiovascular system>

  2. 2:  used, designed, or performed to cause a temporary increase in heart rate (as to improve heart function and reduce the risk of heart disease) <a cardiovascular workout> <treadmills, stationary bicycles, and other cardiovascular equipment>

cardiovascularly

adverb <cardiovascularly fit>



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cardiovascular

noun car·dio·vas·cu·lar

Medical Definition of cardiovascular

  1. :  a substance (as a drug) that affects the heart or blood vessels





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