atherogenic

adjective
ath·​ero·​gen·​ic | \ ˌa-thə-rō-ˈje-nik How to pronounce atherogenic (audio) \

Definition of atherogenic

: relating to or causing atherogenesis an atherogenic diet

First Known Use of atherogenic

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Atherogenic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atherogenic. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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atherogenic

adjective
ath·​ero·​gen·​ic | \ -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce atherogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of atherogenic

: relating to or causing atherogenesis atherogenic diets

Other Words from atherogenic

atherogenicity \ -​jə-​ˈnis-​ə-​tē How to pronounce atherogenicity (audio) \ noun, plural atherogenicities

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