Definition of atherogenesis in English:

atherogenesis

noun

mass nounPhysiology
  • The formation of fatty deposits in the arteries.

    ‘atherogenesis is accelerated by an impaired blood flow’

Origin

1950s: from atheroma + genesis.

Pronunciation

atherogenesis

/ˌaθərə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnəsɪs/