noun, plural ath·er·o·mas, ath·er·o·ma·ta [ath-uh-roh-muh-tuh]. /ˌæθ əˈroʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
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Origin of atheroma
OTHER WORDS FROM atheromaath·er·om·a·tous [ath-uh-rom-uh-tuhs, -roh-muh-], /ˌæθ əˈrɒm ə təs, -ˈroʊ mə-/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for atheroma
The patient was an atheromatous subject, with cardiac hypertrophy, bronchitis, and emphysema.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
Can the atheromatous process be influenced with equal or with any success?The Lettsomian Lectures 1900-1901|J. Mitchell Bruce
There was extensive hemorrhage into the brain, as shown by postmortem examination, the cerebral vessels being atheromatous.The Last Words of Distinguished Men and Women|Frederic Rowland Marvin
The wall of the aneurism is atheromatous, or calcified; the middle coat may be atrophied.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
These "abscesses" are frequent and in rupturing leave open ulcers with smooth bases, the atheromatous ulcer.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield