atherogenic

adjective ath·ero·gen·ic \ -ˈje-nik \

Definition of atherogenic

: relating to or causing atherogenesis
  • an atherogenic diet

First Known Use of atherogenic

1953

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atherogenic

adjective ath·ero·gen·ic \ -ˈjen-ik \

medical Definition of atherogenic

: relating to or causing atherogenesis
  • atherogenic diets

atherogenicity

play \-jə-ˈnis-ə-tē\ noun, plural -ties

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