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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.
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Adj.1.arteriosclerotic - affected by arteriosclerosis
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An important reason for rejecting Malas was his apparent adherence to Akel's arteriosclerotic economic philosophy.
Retinal vein occlusion including both central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) represents the largest group of vascular retinal affections after arteriosclerotic hypertensive changes and diabetic retinopathy and a frequent cause of macular oedema.
11] There is vasospastic reaction to an acute pressure rise and arteriosclerotic response to chronic elevation.
The company has developed its DABRA (Destruction of Arteriosclerotic Blockages by laser Radiation Ablation) system to treat complex and diffuse blockages in the lower blood vessels.
Moderate homocysteinemia possible risk factor for arteriosclerotic cerebrovascular disease.
Interventional treatment of arteriosclerotic carotid stenosis [in German].
Boven, "Reversible cognitive disorders after sunitinib for advanced renal cell cancer in patients with preexisting arteriosclerotic leukoencephalopathy," Annals of Oncology, vol.
In a porcine model, long-term inhibition of Rho kinase results in regression of the arteriosclerotic lesions [24].
Davachi, "Acute spontaneous rupture of an arteriosclerotic aneurysm into an isolated left sided inferior vena cava," American Journal of Cardiology, vol.
Burch GE, Carl Friedrich Gauss, a genius who apparently died of arteriosclerotic heart disease and congestive heart failure.