arteriostenosis
Narrowing of the caliber of an artery, either temporary, through vasoconstriction, or permanent, through arteriosclerosis. [arterio- + G. stenosis, a narrowing]

* * *

ar·te·rio·ste·no·sis (ahr-tēr″e-o-stə-noґsis) [arterio- + stenosis] the narrowing or diminution of the caliber of an artery.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • arteriostenosis — estrechamiento de una arteria Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • arteriostenosis — n. narrowing of the arteries …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”