atheromatosis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

atheroma +‎ -osis

Noun[edit]

atheromatosis (countable and uncountable, plural atheromatoses)

  1. (pathology) The deposition of atheromas in the arteries
    • 2015 July 8, Dorota Kamińska et al., “Type of Renal Replacement Therapy (Hemodialysis versus Peritoneal Dialysis) Does Not Affect Cytokine Gene Expression or Clinical Parameters of Renal Transplant Candidates”, in BioMed Research International[1], volume 2015, DOI:10.1155/2015/797490:
      Chronic inflammation with acceleration of atheromatosis is responsible for the high rate of morbidity and mortality in dialysis patients.