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ath·er·o·gen·ic

(ath'er-ō-jen'ik),
Having the capacity to initiate, increase, or accelerate the process of atherogenesis.

atherogenic

adjective Referring to the ability to initiate or accelerate atherogenesis (the deposition of atheromas, lipids and calcium in the arterial lumen).

atherogenic

adjective Referring to the ability to initiate or accelerate atherogenesis—the deposition of atheromas, lipids, and calcium in the arterial lumen

ath·er·o·gen·ic

(ath'ĕr-ō-jen'ik)
Having the capacity to initiate, increase, or accelerate the process of atherogenesis.
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