from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A morbid condition marked by the presence of atheroma.
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Skrzydlewski Z, Worowski K (1977) Formation of insoluble low density lipoprotein (LDL) complexes with basic proteins in vitro and in walls of arteries changed by atheromatosis.
An autopsy had revealed Stephen suffered from an undiagnosed heart condition, atheromatosis, or a thickening of the arteries.
And according to reports obtained by The Sun, Gately died from atheromatosis, a thickening of the arteries.
In findings obtained by British newspaper The Sun, the reports state that Gately's death was due to atheromatosis, a thickening of the arteries.
Scientists at The National Toxicology Institute in Barcelona concluded that the Boyzone star suffered a heart problem caused by atheromatosis, a thickening of arteries, and ruled out drink or drugs as a factor in his death.
The findings show the singer, aged 33, died from heart failure following an undetected hereditary heart condition involving atheromatosis, a thickening of the arteries.
Gay former Boyzone singer Stephen Gately did not die of drug or alcohol abuse, but from atheromatosis, an undiagnosed heart condition where the arteries thicken.