atherogenesis

noun
ath·​ero·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌa-thə-rō-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce atherogenesis (audio) \

Definition of atherogenesis

: the formation of atheroma

First Known Use of atherogenesis

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Atherogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atherogeneses?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=a&file=ather03m. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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atherogenesis

noun
ath·​ero·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌath-ə-rō-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce atherogenesis (audio) \
plural atherogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce atherogeneses (audio) \

Medical Definition of atherogenesis

: the formation of atheroma

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