athermanous


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Related to athermanous: Characteristical, convolute, Muckender, shabbily

athermanous

(æˈθɜːmənəs)
adj
(General Physics) capable of stopping radiant heat or infrared radiation
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athermane
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Atherosclerosis is a persistent inflammatory disease of the arterial wall that culminates with the athermanous plaque formation.
IVUS is mostly used in the coronary arteries to resolve the amount of athermanous plaque built up at any exacting point in the pericardial coronary artery.
Another TFA, elaidic acid, could influence arachidonic acid metabolism, playing an important role in formation of athermanous plaque [6].