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Atheromatous

Atheromatous

(Science: medicine) Of, pertaining to, or having the nature of, atheroma.


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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

... in walls of arteries. Firstly the deposits form small streaks on the endothelium of the artery, but gradually build up to form patches known as atheromatous plaques. The deposit is called an atheroma and causes the arterial walls to thicken, hence narrowing the lumen of the artery. The onset ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:48 am
 
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