atherogenic

adjective

ath·​ero·​gen·​ic ˌa-thə-rō-ˈje-nik How to pronounce atherogenic (audio)
: relating to or causing atherogenesis
an atherogenic diet

Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of atherogenic was in 1953

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“Atherogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atherogenic. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

atherogenic

adjective
ath·​ero·​gen·​ic -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce atherogenic (audio)
: relating to or causing atherogenesis
atherogenic diets
atherogenicity noun
plural atherogenicities
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