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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.
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Noun1.atherogenesis - the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosisatherogenesis - the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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sup][2] ECs apoptosis can break the integrity and barrier function of endothelium and compromise the ability of endothelium to regulate lipid homeostasis, immunity, and inflammation, causing atherogenesis.
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Because previous studies have identified cleaved caspase-3 in both human [28] and mouse [29] atherosclerotic plaques, where it colocalizes with dead macrophages and lipid-rich plaque components [30], we aimed to investigate the impact of caspase-3 deletion on atherogenesis by crossbreeding caspase-3 knockout ([Casp3.
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