- a of or relating to or resembling atheroma
atheromatous degeneration of the arteries
- It may be enough to ream out the atheromatous stuff from inside the artery.
- On the basis of early research, scientists assumed that the cholesterol found in mushy, atheromatous deposits in diseased coronary arteries came from the cholesterol consumed in .
- A change in the ratio of the alpha and beta types may encourage the development of artery disease through the deposit of atheromatous (mushy, fatty) plaques in the narrow vessels.