peripheral vascular disease

noun

Medical Definition of peripheral vascular disease

: vascular disease (as Raynaud's disease and Buerger's disease) affecting blood vessels outside of the heart and especially those vessels supplying the extremities especially : peripheral arterial disease

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“Peripheral vascular disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peripheral%20vascular%20disease. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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