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Thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of ARTERIES of all sizes. There are many forms classified by the types of lesions and arteries involved, such as ATHEROSCLEROSIS with fatty lesions in the ARTERIAL INTIMA of medium and large muscular arteries.

Year introduced: 1964

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.137.126

MeSH Unique ID: D001161

Entry Terms:

  • Arterioscleroses

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