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arteriosclerosis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
arteriosclerosisar‧ter‧i‧o‧scle‧ro‧sis /ɑːˌtɪəriəʊskləˈrəʊsəs, $ ɑːrˌtɪrioʊskləˈroʊ-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa disease in which your arteries become hard, which makes it difficult for the blood to flow through
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arteriosclerosisHeart disease is raging, as are arteriosclerosis and various lethal cerebrovascular conditions.They don't appear to be thinking about their chances of dying of aortic aneurysms or arteriosclerosis.
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