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arteriolosclerosis

noun ar·te·rio·lo·scle·ro·sis \ är-ˌtir-ē-ˌō-(ˌ)lō-sklə-ˈrō-səs, -ē-ə-ˌlō- \

medical Definition of arteriolosclerosis

plural arterioloscleroses play \-ˌsēz\
:thickening of the intima of arterioles (as of the kidney in hypertension) by hyaline and fatty deposits that reduce the lumen and obstruct blood flow

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