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

Examples of cerebrovascular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The study, published in the journal Clinical Nutrition, involved looking at hospital admissions for cardiovascular events and cerebrovascular disease (including stroke) among some 333,259 people who drank alcohol. Bloomberg.com, 28 Jan. 2022 The Proposal star died due after suffering a cerebrovascular incident, according to her death certificate, which was obtained by PEOPLE last month. Nicholas Rice, PEOPLE.com, 3 Feb. 2022 The same is true of cerebrovascular disease, blood clots – specifically deep vein thromboses – and strokes. Nayeli Lomeli, USA TODAY, 28 Jan. 2022 Patients who had a psychiatric diagnosis were also more likely to have underlying medical comorbidities like malignant cancer, cerebrovascular disease, congestive heart failure, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, heart issues, or HIV. Korin Miller, Health.com, 29 Oct. 2021 Is 18-64 years old and has an underlying health condition, such as diabetes, obesity, cancer, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic kidney disease, cerebrovascular disease, pregnancy and smoking. Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press, 24 Sep. 2021 Among them were chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, cerebrovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes and obesity. Washington Post, 13 Mar. 2021 According to South Korean newswire Yonhap, one of the deceased was a 63-year-old nursing home resident with cerebrovascular disease, who died after showing symptoms of blood poisoning and pneumonia. Siladitya Ray, Forbes, 3 Mar. 2021 Then come diabetes, cerebrovascular diseases (when the brain’s steady source of blood is impacted), heart failure, malignant neoplasms (a fancy term for cancer), and then flu and pneumonia. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of cerebrovascular

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Cerebrovascular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerebrovascular. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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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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