Arteriosclerosis Ar*te`ri*o*scle*ro"sis ([aum]r*t[=e]`r[i^]*[-o]*skl[-e]*r[=o]"s[i^]s), n. [NL.; Gr. ? artery + sclerosis.] (Med.) a chronic disease characterized by abnormal thickening and hardening of the walls of the arteries, esp. of the intima, occurring mostly in old age. Subtypes are distinguished, such as {arteriolosclerosis} and {atherosclerosis}. -- {Ar*te`ri*o*scle*rot"ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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  • arteriosclerotic — adj. 1. of or pertaining to arteriosclerosis. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • arteriosclerotic — Relating to or affected by arteriosclerosis. * * * ar·te·rio·scle·rot·ic rät ik adj of, relating to, or affected with arteriosclerosis arteriosclerotic n an arteriosclerotic individual …   Medical dictionary

  • arteriosclerotic — adjective or noun see arteriosclerosis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arteriosclerotic — See arteriosclerosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • arteriosclerotic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or caused by arteriosclerosis …   Wiktionary

  • arterioscleròtic — ar|te|ri|os|cle|rò|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • arteriosclerotic — adj. of arteriosclerosis (disease characterized by hardening and thickening of the arterial walls) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arteriosclerotic — ar·te·ri·o·scle·rot·ic …   English syllables

  • arteriosclerotic — adjective affected by arteriosclerosis • Pertains to noun: ↑arteriosclerosis • Derivationally related forms: ↑arteriosclerosis …   Useful english dictionary

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