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ar·te·ri·o·scle·rot·ic

(ar-tēr'ē-ō-skler-ot'ik),
Relating to or affected by arteriosclerosis.

arteriosclerotic

[-sklərot′ik]
Etymology: Gk, arteria + skleros, hard
pertaining to a thickening, hardening, and calcification of the arterial wall.

ar·te·ri·o·scle·rot·ic

(ahr-tēr'ē-ō-skler-ot'ik)
Relating to or affected by arteriosclerosis.

arteriosclerosis

(ar-ter?e-o-skle-ro'sis) [ arterio- + sclerosis]
A disease of the arterial vessels marked by thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity in the arterial walls. Three forms of arteriosclerosis are generally recognized: atherosclerosis, arteriolosclerosis, and Mönckeberg's calcification. Atherosclerosis is the single most important cause of disease and death in Western societies. arteriosclerotic (-rot'ik), adjective See: atherosclerosis

arteriosclerosis obliterans

Arteriosclerosis in which the lumen of the artery is completely occluded.
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