arterial sclerosis

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Noun1.arterial sclerosis - sclerosis of the arterial wallsarterial sclerosis - 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
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The most common systemic risk factors for retinal venous occlusions are age, arterial hypertension, hyperlipidemia, arterial sclerosis, and diabetes mellitus [22] and for AION are age, arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hypercholesterolemia, tobacco use, systemic atherosclerosis, obstructive sleep apnea, gastrointestinal ulcers, and ischemic heart disease [20].
The next day, Cassone related, the man approached him with a story about how he'd been able to walk around the block the night before, explaining that he suffers from arterial sclerosis and hadn't been able to do that for years.
This results in arterial sclerosis (that is blocking of arteries by chalky deposits) and in general deterioration of the physical body.