HyperDic: atherosclerosis

English > 1 sense of the word atherosclerosis:
NOUNstateatherosclerosis, coronary artery diseasea stage / stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
atherosclerosis > pronunciation
Soundsae.therowsklerow'sihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > atherosclerosis: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA stage / stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries.
Synonymcoronary artery disease
Broaderarteriosclerosis, arterial sclerosis, hardening of the arteries, induration of the arteries, coronary-artery diseasesclerosis of the arterial walls
Spanishateroesclerosis, aterosclerosis
Catalanaterosclerosi, malaltia coronària
Adjectivesatheroscleroticof or relating to atherosclerosis

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