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arteriosclerosis

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noun ar·te·rio·scle·ro·sis \är-ˌtir-ē-ō-sklə-ˈrō-səs\

Medical Definition of arteriosclerosis

plural arterioscleroses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  a chronic disease characterized by abnormal thickening and hardening of the arterial walls with resulting loss of elasticity—see atherosclerosis





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