arteriosclerosis

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ar·te·ri·o·scle·ro·sis

 (är-tîr′ē-ō-sklə-rō′sĭs)
n.
Any of several chronic diseases, such as atherosclerosis, that are characterized by thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of the arteries and that lead to impaired blood circulation.

ar·te′ri·o·scle·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.

arteriosclerosis

(ɑːˌtɪərɪəʊsklɪəˈrəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) a pathological condition of the circulatory system characterized by thickening and loss of elasticity of the arterial walls. Nontechnical name: hardening of the arteries
arteriosclerotic adj

ar•te•ri•o•scle•ro•sis

(ɑrˌtɪər i oʊ skləˈroʊ sɪs)

n.
abnormal thickening and loss of elasticity in the arterial walls.
[1885–90]
ar•te`ri•o•scle•rot′ic (-ˈrɒt ɪk) adj.

ar·te·ri·o·scle·ro·sis

(är-tîr′ē-ō-sklə-rō′sĭs)
A thickening and hardening of the walls of the arteries that interferes with the circulation of the blood. It can be caused by disease and is also associated with high blood pressure and diets that are rich in cholesterol and saturated fats. See also atherosclerosis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arteriosclerosis - sclerosis of the arterial wallsarteriosclerosis - sclerosis of the arterial walls  
atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
arteriosclerosis obliterans - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving closure of blood vessels
induration, sclerosis - any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
Translations
arteriosklerózakornatění
valtimonkovettumatauti

arteriosclerosis

[ɑːˈtɪərɪəʊsklɪəˈrəʊsɪs] Narteriosclerosis f inv

arteriosclerosis

[ɑːrˌtɪəriəʊsklɛˈrəʊsɪs] nartériosclérose f

arteriosclerosis

n (Med) → Arteriosklerose f, → Arterienverkalkung f

arteriosclerosis

[ɑːˈtɪərɪəʊsklɪˈrəʊsɪs] narteriosclerosi f

ar·te·ri·o·scle·ro·sis

n. arterioesclerosis, endurecimiento de las paredes de las arterias.

arteriosclerosis

n arteriosclerosis or arterioesclerosis f
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