coronary arteriosclerosis


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cor·o·nar·y ar·te·ri·o·scle·ro·sis

degenerative and metabolic changes of the walls of the coronary arteries usually beginning with atheroma of the intima and preceding to involve the media; also, calcified lesions known as Mönckeberg arteriosclerosis.
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Lifestyle modifications have been reported to be associated with regression of coronary arteriosclerosis (Ornish et al.
NHLRI Type II Coronary intervention Study Group: Effects of therapy with cholestyramine on progression of coronary arteriosclerosis.

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