from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Formation of atheromatous deposits, especially on the innermost layer of arterial walls.
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- n. The formation of atheromas, especially on the walls of the arteries
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- n. the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis
athero(ma) + -genesis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
athero- + -genesis (Wiktionary)