hardening of the arteries

hardening of the arteries
noun
sclerosis of the arterial walls
Derivationally related forms: ↑arteriosclerotic (for: ↑arteriosclerosis)
Hypernyms: ↑sclerosis, ↑induration

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hardening of the arteries,
= arteriosclerosis. (Cf.arteriosclerosis)

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another term for arteriosclerosis

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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