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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about atherogenesis

Statistics for atherogenesis

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for atherogenesis

The first known use of atherogenesis was in 1948

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for atherogenesis

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

Comments on atherogenesis

What made you want to look up atherogenesis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to spread over or through

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!