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ath·er·om·a·tous

(ath'er-ō'mă-tŭs),
Relating to or affected by atheroma.

atheromatous

Etymology: Gk, athere, meal, oma, tumor
pertaining to atheroma.

ath·er·om·a·tous

(ath'ĕr-ō'mă-tŭs)
Relating to or affected by atheroma.

atheroma

(ath?e-ro'ma) plural.atheromata [ athero- + -oma]
Fatty degeneration or thickening of the walls of the larger arteries occurring in atherosclerosis.
See: arteriosclerosisatheromatous (-o'mat-us), adjective
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