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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.
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atherogenic

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

adjective Referring to the ability to initiate or accelerate atherogenesis—the deposition of atheromas, lipids, and calcium in the arterial lumen
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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