atheromatous :

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  • 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.

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