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peripheral arterial disease

noun

Definition of PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE

:  damage to or dysfunction of the arteries outside the heart resulting in reduced blood flow; especially :  narrowing or obstruction (as from atherosclerosis) of an artery (as the iliac artery or femoral artery) supplying the legs that is marked chiefly by intermittent claudication and by numbness and tingling in the legs
April 01, 2015
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