atherosclerosis

atherosclerosis (ăthˌərōsklərōˈsĭs) [key]: see arteriosclerosis.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on atherosclerosis from Fact Monster:

  • arteriosclerosis - arteriosclerosis arteriosclerosis , general term for a condition characterized by thickening, ...
  • Glossary of Chemical Terms - A - achiral · acid · acidification · adsorption · aerobic · aerogel · alcogel · alcohol · alkaline · alkane · alkylated · allotrope (allotropic form) · amalgam · amide · amphetamines · amphoteric · anabolism · anesthetic · angstrom · anion · anode · anthropogenic · antiaromaticity · antimatter · antisense · aquifer · aromaticity · asteroid · atherosclerosis · atmosphere · atom · autoclave · Avogadro's number
  • saturated fat - saturated fat saturated fat, any solid fat that is an ester of glycerol and a saturated fatty acid. ...
  • Chris Farley - Biography of Chris Farley, Star of TV's Saturday Night Live
  • cholesterol - cholesterol cholesterol , fatty lipid found in the body tissues and blood plasma of vertebrates; it ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Pathology