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[arterio- + sclerosis] A disease of the arterial vessels marked by thickening and loss of elasticity in the arterial walls. It is known colloquially as “hardening of the arteries.” Three forms of arteriosclerosis are generally recognized: atherosclerosis, arteriolosclerosis, and Mönckeberg's calcification. Atherosclerosis (the accumulation of fat in blood vessel walls) is the single most important cause of disease and death in Western societies. arteriosclerotic (-rot′ik), adj. SEE: atherosclerosis
Venes, Donald, editor. "Arteriosclerosis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769498/all/arteriosclerotic.
Arteriosclerosis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769498/all/arteriosclerotic. Accessed December 12, 2019.
Arteriosclerosis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769498/all/arteriosclerotic
Arteriosclerosis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769498/all/arteriosclerotic.
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