1. cardiovascular disease a disease of the heart or blood vessels
  2. cardiovascular system the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
  3. cardiovascular of or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels
  4. vascular tissue tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
  5. cat scratch disease a disease thought to be transmitted to humans by a scratch from a cat
  6. rickettsial disease infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria
  7. Graves' disease exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter
  8. water vascular system system of fluid-filled tubes used by echinoderms in locomotion and feeding and respiration
  9. Christmas disease a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
  10. Ardisia escallonoides tropical American shrub or small tree with brown wood and dark berries
  11. glandular disease a disorder of the glands of the body
  12. corpuscular theory (physics) the theory that light is transmitted as a stream of particles
  13. cerebrovascular accident a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
  14. periodontal disease a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
  15. Chrysochloridae golden moles
  16. chronic wasting disease a wildlife disease that affects deer and elk
  17. McArdle's disease an inherited disease in which abnormal amounts of glycogen accumulate in skeletal muscle; results in weakness and cramping
  18. particularised directed toward a specific object
  19. coronary artery disease a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
  20. particular date a particular but unspecified point in time