atheromatosis

noun
ath·​er·​o·​ma·​to·​sis | \ˌath-ə-rō-mə-ˈtō-səs \
plural atheromatoses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of atheromatosis 

: a disease characterized by atheromatous degeneration of the arteries

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