atherogenic


atherogenic
Having the capacity to initiate, increase, or accelerate the process of atherogenesis.

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ath·ero·gen·ic -'jen-ik adj relating to or causing atherogenesis <\atherogenic diets>
ath·ero·ge·nic·i·ty -jə-'nis-ə-tē n, pl -ties

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ath·ero·gen·ic (ath″ər-o-jenґik) conducive to or causing atherogenesis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.