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Cardiovascular

Synonym(s)

  • cardio-pericardial
  • CVS - cardiovascular system

Definition(s)

The heart and the blood vessels by which blood is pumped and circulated through the body.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Related discussion in the Handbook

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: July 7, 2014