cardiosclerosis

noun
car·​dio·​scle·​ro·​sis | \ ˌkärd-ē-(ˌ)ō-sklə-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce cardiosclerosis (audio) \
plural cardioscleroses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce cardioscleroses (audio) \

Medical Definition of cardiosclerosis

: induration of the heart caused by formation of fibrous tissue in the cardiac muscle

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“Cardiosclerosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cardiosclerosis. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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