Arteriosclerosis synonyms

är-tîr'ē-ō-sklə-rō'sĭs

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(Pathology) The clogging or hardening of arteries or blood vessels caused by plaques (accumulations of fatty deposits, usually cholesterol).
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sclerosis of the arterial walls
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Thickening and loss of elasticity of the arteries characteristic of arteriosclerosis and especially atherosclerosis.
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sclerosis of the arterial walls
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Atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, which can cause angina pectoris or heart attack. A positive family history, hypertension, smoking, diabetes mellitus, and elevated blood lipids increase the risk of developing coronary artery disease.
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Conversion into, or formation of, horn; a becoming like horn.
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The process by which compacted sediment loses liquid and turns into stone.
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Alternative form of vitrification.
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Find another word for arteriosclerosis. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for arteriosclerosis, like: atherosclerosis, arterial sclerosis, hardening of the arteries, induration of the arteries, coronary-artery-disease, cornification, hornification, lithification, vitrifaction, gingivitis and gastritis.