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cardiovascular

adjective uk   /ˌkɑː.di.əʊˈvæs.kjə.lər/  us   /ˌkɑːr.di.oʊˈvæs.kjə.lɚ/ specialized
relating to the heart and blood vessels (= tubes that carry blood around the body): cardiovascular disease
Translations of “cardiovascular”
in Vietnamese thuộc tim mạch…
in Spanish Cardiovascular…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับหัวใจและหลอดเลือด…
in Malaysian kardiovaskular…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心血管的…
in Indonesian kardiovaskular…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心血管的…
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