arthrosclerosis

arthrosclerosis

 [ahr″thro-sklĕ-ro´sis]
stiffening or hardening of the joints.

ar·thro·scle·ro·sis

(ar'thrō-skler-ō'sis),
Stiffness of the joints, especially in the aged.
[arthro- + G. sklērōsis, hardening]

arthrosclerosis

/ar·thro·scle·ro·sis/ (-sklĕ-ro´sis) stiffening or hardening of the joints.

arthrosclerosis

A term of waning use for joint stiffness (the preferred term in the working medical parlance).

ar·thro·scle·ro·sis

(ahr'thrō-skler-ō'sis)
Stiffness of the joints, especially in old people.
[G. arthron, joint + G. sklērōsis, hardening]

Arthrosclerosis

A condition where fatty deposits cause the arteries to narrow.

arthrosclerosis

stiffening or hardening of the joints.
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