Definition of Arterial sclerosis

1. Noun. Sclerosis of the arterial walls.

Medical Definition of Arterial sclerosis

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 Arterial Sclerosis

arterial flap
arterial forceps
arterial grooves
arterial hyperaemia
arterial hypotension
arterial ligament
arterial line
arterial murmur
arterial occlusive diseases
arterial perfusion
arterial plaque
arterial plethysmography
arterial pressure
arterial road
arterial sclerosis (current term)
arterial segments of kidney
arterial spider
arterial streets
arterial switch operation
arterial tension
arterial thoracic outlet syndrome
arterial transfusion
arterial vein
arterial wave

Literary usage of Arterial sclerosis

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1908)
"The description of arterial sclerosis, that has just been given, is, to all intents and purposes, the one put forward by Russell, and it will be adopted in ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"This may be the case with the arterial sclerosis and the associated renal contraction of old persons, and I repeat that I am ready to admit a primary ..."

3. Disease of the Pancreas: Its Cause and Nature by Eugene Lindsay Opie (1903)
"arterial sclerosis, as is well known, is present in a large proportion of ... Grube found arterial sclerosis in sixty-six of one hundred and seventy- seven ..."

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