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of or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels


What is the proper name for high blood pressure?


collection of several pathological conditions in which the walls of the blood vessels, esp. arteries, become thickened and hardened, losing there elasticity


A condition of the arteries characterized by the buildup of fatty substances and hardening of the walls

angina pectoris

chest pain that occurs when diseased blood vessels restrict blood flow to the heart


a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

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