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, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about atherogenic

Share atherogenic

Statistics for atherogenic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for atherogenic

The first known use of atherogenic was in 1953

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for atherogenic

atherogenic

adjective
ath·ero·gen·ic | \-ˈjen-ik \

Medical Definition of atherogenic 

: relating to or causing atherogenesis atherogenic diets

Other Words from atherogenic

atherogenicity \-jə-ˈnis-ə-tē \ noun plural -ties

Comments on atherogenic

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a generally accepted meaning of a word

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!