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Definition of the noun cardiovascular disease

What does cardiovascular disease mean as a name of something?


  1. a disease of the heart or blood vessels
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: disorder / upset = a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
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"Cardiovascular disease" is a book by Peter J D'Adamo.

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Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, & Herbs (1999)

How They Are Best Used to Promote Health and Well Being by Nicola Reavley

Cardiovascular disease is the general term for heart ("cardio") and blood vessel ( "vascular") diseases. These include atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, peripheral vascular diseases and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immigrant Health (2012)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

cardiovascular disease as the number one cause of death in the world. It is estimated that the largest percentage increases in death will occur in the Eastern Mediterranean region, and the largest number increases in death will occur in ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society (2015)

by Sarah E. Boslaugh

Cardiovascular pharmacology is the branch of pharmacology that deals with the drugs used to treat cardiovascular disease, a category including diseases associated with the blood vessels, the heart, or both, as well as drugs influencing ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2015)

by Eric E. Bouhassira

cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Immeasurable leaps have been made in combating the disease over the past 25 years, and with the help of better prognostic tools, outcomes have steadily become ...

Google previewNational Health Data Dictionary 2012 version 16

Identifying and definitional attributes Metadata item type: Data Element Technical name: Person—cardiovascular disease recorded indicator, yes/no code N Synonymous names: CVD recorded indicator METeOR identifier: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today (2010)

by Edith Wen-Chu Chen

Candice Chin Wong and Jyu-Lin Chen Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the combination of coronary heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death among Asian Americans in the United States. National data in the 1990s indicate that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Development (2005)

by Neil J. Salkind

Cardiovascular disease is a general umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders involving the heart and blood...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey EdD, RN, FAAN

Disease Screening Cardiovascular Disease: Cardiac disease can present atypically in older individuals, particularly in elderly woman. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease that should be assessed in patients presenting for primary care are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health and Behavior (2004)

by Norman B. Anderson

Traditional risk factors for heart disease, such as family history, smoking, obesity, high cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus, predict only a portion of the new cases of cardiovascular disease that develop each year, so there is considerable room ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medical Anthropology (2004)

Health and Illness in the World's Cultures Topics - Volume 1; Cultures - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

Cardiovascular disease, as a general term, refers to any pathology of the cardiovascular system, which would include diseases of the heart as well as vascular disease affecting other parts of the body (such as stroke). Medical anthropologists ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Autoimmune Diseases (2003)

by Dana K. Cassell, Noel R. Rose

cardiovascular disease (CVD) Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is defined as any serious, abnormal condition of the heart or blood vessels (arteries, veins). Cardiovascular disease includes coronary ...

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