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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits inside the arterial walls.

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  • A combination of exercise and a spartan diet looked like a decent way to reduce atherosclerosis.
  • And when they get clogged up with cholesterol plaques, what we refer to as atherosclerosis, then flow can be compromised.
  • Dr. Connor ` s special interest is in atherosclerosis, nutrition and lipid metabolism.
  • Blockages are caused by plaque buildup in a process called atherosclerosis. for more
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