arteriosclerosis arteriosclerosis  /ɑr ˌtɪ ri oʊs klə ˈroʊ səs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) sclerosis of the arterial walls

Usage(s):

  1. Charles Ranlett Flint, 84, retired industrial promoter, international agent, sportsman; of arteriosclerosis, after two years' illness; in Washington.
  2. Mexico's government is more established than most, and the all-powerful Partido Revolucionaro Institutional suffers from the arteriosclerosis of absolute power held too long.

News

  • Scientists Link Genetic Contributor To Heart Disease Risk

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Leicester have identified a potential genetic contributor that leads to an increased risk of heart disease in men. The team wrote in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology that men who carry a particular type of the Y chromosome have an increased risk. They also identified the possible ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  • Keys wrote that, even though "direct evidence on the effect of the diet on human arteriosclerosis is very little and likely to remain so for some time," the strength and money of the public sphere should be mobilized.
    on Aug 13, 2005 By: Ancel Keys Source: Lew Rockwell

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