arteriosclerotic heart disease

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Related to arteriosclerotic heart disease: Coronary Arteriosclerosis


Hardening of the arteries; types generally recognized are: atherosclerosis, Mönckeberg arteriosclerosis, and arteriolosclerosis.
[arterio- + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

arteriosclerotic heart disease (ASHD)

a thickening and hardening of the walls of the coronary arteries.

arteriosclerotic heart disease

See Atherosclerosis, Atherosclerotic heart disease.