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atherosclerosis

ath·er·o·scle·ro·sis

atherosclerosis

 
pronunciation:
ae th ro skl ro sihs
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a form of arteriosclerosis in which deposits of fatty nodules collect on the inner walls of arteries, often accompanied by degeneration of the affected areas.
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derivation: atherosclerotic (adj.)
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