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1. Cerebrovascular
Relating to or involving the blood vessels in the cerebrum .

2. Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
A cerebrovascular accident produces a clinical picture of what is commonly referred to as a "stroke": hemiplegia , blindness, speech problems, or confusion.

3. Cerebrovascular disease
Damage to the blood vessels in the brain, resulting in a stroke. The blood vessels become blocked because of fat deposits or they become thick and hard, blocking the flow of blood to the brain. Sometimes, the blood vessels may burst, resulting in a hemorrhagic stroke. People with diabetes are at higher risk of cerebrovascular disease. See also: macrovascular disease ; stroke .