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antiatherogenic

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adjective an·ti·ath·ero·gen·ic \-ˌath-ə-rō-ˈjen-ik\
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anti–atherogenic

Medical Definition of antiatherogenic

  1. :  preventing or inhibiting atherogenesis antiatherogenic effects There also was no clear evidence that beta carotene inhibits the oxidation of low-density lipoproteins, the principal proposed mechanism of its postulated antiatherogenic properties.—E. Robert Greenberg and Michael B. Sporn, The New England Journal of Medicine, 2 May 1996


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