Definition of Atherogenic

1. Adjective. that initiates or accelerates atherogenesis ¹



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Definition of Atherogenic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Atherogenic

1. Having the capacity to start or accelerate the process of atherogenesis (the formation of lipid deposits in the arteries). Origin: Gr. Gennan = to produce (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atherogenic

atherines
atherinomorph
atherinomorphs
athermal
athermancy
athermanous
athermic
athermosystaltic
athermotactic
athermous
athero-
atherodyde
atheroembolism
atherogeneses
atherogenesis
atherogenic (current term)
atherogenicity
atheroid
atheroma
atheroma embolism
atheromas
atheromata
atheromatic
atheromatosis
atheromatous
atheromatous degeneration
atheromatous plaque
atheroprotective
atherosclerogenesis
atherosclerogenic

Literary usage of Atherogenic

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1. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"... that appear to be atherogenic,8'27"30 whereas newly secreted VLDL and chylomicrons, which are rich in triglycérides and low in cholesterol esters, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"WC pigeons fed an atherogenic diet for 6 months had 4.7 ± 0.19% (mean ± SEM) of the aortic surface covered with raised atherosclerotic plaque. ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Regarding ionizing radiation, the atherogenic effects seem to be localized to ... Beside the carcinogenic and atherogenic effects, exposure to arsenic, VCM, ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Two of twelve young adult male long-tailed macaques died suddenly after l2 months of being fed an atherogenic diet. One had histologic evidence suggestive ..."

5. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Effective control of pressure and other atherogenic factors may help retard or even reverse the stiffening of arteries. PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION AND OTHER ..."

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