car·​dio·​scle·​ro·​sis ˌkärd-ē-(ˌ)ō-sklə-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce cardiosclerosis (audio)
plural cardioscleroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce cardiosclerosis (audio)
: induration of the heart caused by formation of fibrous tissue in the cardiac muscle

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“Cardiosclerosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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