atherosis


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Related to atherosis: atherosclerosis, athetosis

ath·er·o·ma

(ath'er-ō'mă),
The lipid deposits in the intima of arteries, producing a yellow swelling on the endothelial surface; a characteristic of atherosclerosis.
Synonym(s): atherosis
[G. athērē, gruel, + -ōma, tumor]

atherosis

(1) Atherosclerosis. 
(2) Atheroma.
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