cerebrovascular love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the blood vessels that supply the brain.

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  • adj. Having to do with the blood vessels that run to or from the brain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the brain and the blood vessels that supply it


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cerebro- +‎ vascular


  • Problems with arteries supplying blood to the brain are called cerebrovascular disease.

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  • Previously, diagnosis of probable Alzheimer's disease was based solely on clinical presentation, with other potential causes of dementia such as cerebrovascular or Parkinson's disease ruled out.

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  • In all, there were 1301 strokes and other "cerebrovascular" events in the first year, and

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  • Walter Cronkite, American icon and broadcast journalist died in his home in New York City on July 17, 2009 of complications with cerebrovascular disease, a dysfunction where the blood vessels restrict bloodflow to the brain.

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  • Members of the stroke team work closely with the sickle cell team to provide comprehensive care to our sickle cell patients who are at risk or have experienced cerebrovascular complications, including stroke.

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  • Formally a "cerebrovascular accident," induced more often by ischemia and less often by intracranial bleeding, a stroke is to the brain what a myocardial infarction heart attack is to the heart: part of the organ dies.

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  • Dr. Ohene-Frempong is an internationally recognized authority on sickle cell disease whose wide-ranging interests include the management of sickle cell complications, particularly cerebrovascular disease in children.

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  • In this study, investigators are using a novel optical imaging technique to investigate cerebrovascular autoregulation in preterm infants.

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  • Does depression predict coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease equally well?

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  • When we cannot avoid talking about the future, we think only of robots and flying cities; we imagine the colonization of outer space, the end of sickness, nanotechnology and stem cells, how in the future no one will even remember what overdosing is, or wake with a word in their mouth so large they are choked into a cerebrovascular accident.

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