IT’S A WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ BONANZA!
OTHER WORDS FROM arteriosclerosisar·te·ri·o·scle·rot·ic [ahr-teer-ee-oh-skluh-rot-ik], /ɑrˌtɪər i oʊ skləˈrɒt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby arteriosclerosis
Example sentences from the Web for arteriosclerosis
Many of the cases which occur are in elderly people the subjects of arteriosclerosis.
Chronic nephritis, hypertension, arteriosclerosis form a most important trinity.
Yet he insists that amorphous phosphorus removes lime from the abnormal lime deposits that occur in arteriosclerosis.
It is evident from what has been said that an accurate prognosis in arteriosclerosis is no easy matter.
Most cases of arteriosclerosis sooner or later present symptoms referable to the heart.
British Dictionary definitions for arteriosclerosis
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Derived forms of arteriosclerosisarteriosclerotic (ɑːˌtɪərɪəʊsklɪəˈrɒtɪk), adjective
Medical definitions for arteriosclerosis
Other words from arteriosclerosisar•te′ri•o•scle•rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.
Scientific definitions for arteriosclerosis
Cultural definitions for arteriosclerosis
A disease commonly called hardening of the arteries. In arteriosclerosis, the walls of the arteries thicken and harden. The loss of flexibility results in a lessening of the flow of blood to the various organs of the body. (Compare atherosclerosis; see circulatory system.)