Definition of Arteriosclerosis

1. Noun. Sclerosis of the arterial walls.




Definition of Arteriosclerosis

1. n. Abnormal thickening and hardening of the walls of the arteries, esp. of the intima, occurring mostly in old age.

Definition of Arteriosclerosis

1. Noun. (pathology) Hardening, narrowing or loss of elasticity in arteries or blood vessels. ¹

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Medical Definition of Arteriosclerosis

1. Imprecise term for various disorders of arteries, particularly hardening due to fibrosis or calcium deposition, often used as a synonym for atherosclerosis. (17 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteriosclerosis

arteriolovenular bridge
arteriomalacia
arteriometer
arteriomotor
arteriomyomatosis
arteriopalmus
arteriopathy
arterioplania
arterioplasty
arterioportography
arteriopressor
arteriorrhaphy
arteriorrhexis
arterioscleroses
arteriosclerosis (current term)
arteriosclerosis obliterans
arteriospasm
arteriostenosis
arteriotomies
arteriotomy
arteriotony
arteriovenous
arteriovenous anastomosis

Literary usage of Arteriosclerosis

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(e) Mental Disturbances Due to arteriosclerosis Two main forms of ... The coarser forms of arteriosclerosis of the cerebral vessels tend to involve ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Spontaneous arteriosclerosis in Dogs.—As greater attention is given to the question of the distribution of arteriosclerosis the more widely disseminated ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1908)
"THE RELATION OF LESIONS OF THE ADRENAL GLAND TO CHRONIC NEPHRITIS AND TO arteriosclerosis; AN ANATOMICAL STUDY.1 BY RICHARD M. PEARCE, MD (From the Bender ..."

4. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"This paper records the frequency of the accumulations of mucoid material in animal arteriosclerosis; it considers evidence for the episodic nature of animal ..."

5. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"Raynaud's disease may be ^ associated with arteriosclerosis. ... arteriosclerosis is a chronic process, does g not necessarily give rise to symptoms, ..."

6. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1921)
"arteriosclerosis OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. AN ANALYSIS OF 59 CASES WITH CORD CHANGES HENRY W. WOLTMAN ATHEROMATOUS degeneration is not peculiar to old age; ..."

7. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1905)
"It is true that Thoma described a diffuse arteriosclerosis in the dog as the ... Jores,2 in his excellent monograph on arteriosclerosis, published in 1903 ..."

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