ATHEROSCLEROSIS

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n. a common form of arteriosclerosis, or artery hardening, whereby the primary sign is atheroma - or the deposition of yellowish lipid atherosclerotic plaques, on the inner walls of large and medium arteries.

ATHEROSCLEROSIS: "A person suffering atheroschlerosis has hardening in the arteries that is caused by fatty deposits."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ATHEROSCLEROSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/atherosclerosis/ (accessed June 24, 2022).

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