the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis
Hypernyms: ↑pathology

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\\¦athərōˌ\ noun
Etymology: athero- + genesis
: the formation of atheroma

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atherogenˈesis noun
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Main Entry:atheroma

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