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ath·ero·gen·e·sis .ath-ə-rō-'jen-ə-səs n, pl -e·ses -.sēz the formation of atheroma

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ath·ero·gen·e·sis (ath″ər-o-jenґə-sis) [athero- + genesis] the formation of atheromatous lesions in the arterial intima.

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