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arteriolosclerosis

 [ahr-te″re-o″lo-sklĕ-ro´sis]
sclerosis and thickening of the walls of arterioles. adj., adj arteriolosclerot´ic.

ar·te·ri·o·lo·scle·ro·sis

(ar-tēr'ē-ō'lō-skler-ō'sis),
Arteriosclerosis affecting mainly the arterioles, seen especially in chronic hypertension.

arteriolosclerosis

Cardiology A condition characterized by sclerosis and thickening of the walls of arterioles

ar·te·ri·o·lo·scle·ro·sis

(ahr-tēr-ē-ō'lō-skler-ō'sis)
Arteriosclerosis affecting mainly the arterioles, seen especially in chronic hypertension.

arteriolosclerosis

A disease featuring hardening of ARTERIOLES. There is little deposition of CHOLESTEROL but often serious reduction in the bore of the vessels by deposition of fibrous tissue in the walls and thickening of the lining (intima).