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atherogenesis

 [ath″er-o-jen´ĕ-sis]
formation of abnormal fatty or lipid masses in arterial walls. adj., adj atherogen´ic.

ath·er·o·gen·e·sis

(ath'er-ō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Formation of atheroma, important in the pathogenesis of arteriosclerosis.

atherogenesis

/ath·ero·gen·e·sis/ (-jen´ĕ-sis) formation of atheromatous lesions in arterial walls.atherogen´ic

atherogenesis

(ăth′ər-ō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Formation of atheromatous deposits, especially on the innermost layer of arterial walls.

ath′er·o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
ath′er·o·gen·i′ci·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

atherogenesis

Etymology: Gk, athere, porridge, oma, tumor, genein, to produce
the formation of subintimal plaques in the lining of arteries. atherogenic, adj.

ath·er·o·gen·e·sis

(ath'ĕr-ō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Formation of atheroma, important in the pathogenesis of arteriosclerosis.

atherogenesis

formation of atheromas in arterial walls.
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