ce·​re·​bro·​vas·​cu·​lar | \ sə-ˌrē-brō-ˈva-skyə-lər How to pronounce cerebrovascular (audio) , ˌser-ə-brō-\

Definition of cerebrovascular

: of or involving the cerebrum and the blood vessels supplying it

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The cause was complications from cerebrovascular disease, said a son, Michael Lewis. Marc Lewis, Washington Post, "Community deaths," 13 June 2018 By 2013 the leading cause in 27 provinces was cerebrovascular disease. The Economist, "The epidemiological transition is now spreading to the emerging world," 26 Apr. 2018 Most recently, it has been seen that these creases are also implicated in cerebrovascular disease -- disease of the blood vessels in the brain. Adam Taylor, CNN, "Heart disease risk may show in your earlobes, eyes, fingers," 29 Mar. 2018 That’s more than the number of deaths from pediatric congenital anomalies, heart disease, influenza and/or pneumonia, chronic lower respiratory disease, and cerebrovascular causes. NBC News, "Australian gun laws stopped 16 mass shootings, new calculations show," 12 Mar. 2018 Its findings are anxiously awaited in a country with one of the world’s highest rates of cerebrovascular disease — a clear contributor to dementia rates — and a population one-fifth of whom will be 65 or older by 2030. Melissa Healy, latimes.com, "Drugs are a bust, so U.S. researchers are trying a series of life hacks to try to ward off dementia," 19 July 2017 The cause was cerebrovascular disease, his wife, Jocelyn Sladen, said. Sam Roberts, New York Times, "William J.L. Sladen, Expert on Penguin Libidos, Is Dead at 96," 17 June 2017 The Arrow Springs team alerted the neurosurgeon on call, Dr. Andrew Ringer, director of cerebrovascular surgery at Mayfield Brain & Spine. Anne Saker, Cincinnati.com, "Teacher survives aneurysm, offers Goshen students a case study in being 'more than lucky'," 24 May 2017

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1935, in the meaning defined above

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ce·​re·​bro·​vas·​cu·​lar | \ sə-ˌrē-brō-ˈvas-kyə-lər, ˌser-ə-brō- How to pronounce cerebrovascular (audio) \

Medical Definition of cerebrovascular

: of or involving the cerebrum and the blood vessels supplying it cerebrovascular disease

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