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medical dictionary

<medicine> An encysted tumour containing curdy matter.

A disease characterised by thickening and fatty degeneration of the inner coat of the arteries.

Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. Grats, meal.

(01 Mar 1998)

athero-, atheroembolism, atherogenesis, atherogenic < Prev | Next > atheroma embolism, atheromatosis, atheromatous

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