Meaning of heart disease in English:

heart disease

Translate heart disease into Spanish


mass noun
  • Disease which affects the heart.

    ‘smoking increases the risk of developing heart disease’
    • ‘Cutting-edge research on Alzheimer's, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, almost all kinds of cancer—even heart disease—relies on mice.’
    • ‘He joined the Dumfries Volunteers in 1795, and died the following year of rheumatic heart disease.’
    • ‘She died the following afternoon, probably of some kind of heart disease.’
    • ‘Polyunsaturated fatty acids have been linked to lower incidences of heart disease.’
    • ‘He is a pioneer in assembling a profile of genes involved in heart disease risk.’
    • ‘Abnormal blood vessel function is an important component of heart disease.’
    • ‘Heart tissue cells could be transplanted into a patient with heart disease.’
    • ‘Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.’
    • ‘Heart disease is the leading cause of death for African Americans, especially women.’
    • ‘Some types of fibre may have a cholesterol-lowering effect that could help reduce risk of heart disease.’