cholesterosis

noun

cho·​les·​ter·​o·​sis kə-ˌles-tə-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce cholesterosis (audio)
plural cholesteroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce cholesterosis (audio)
: abnormal deposition of cholesterol (as in blood vessels or the gallbladder)

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“Cholesterosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholesterosis. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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