Definition of atherosclerotic in English:

atherosclerotic

adjective

  • See atherosclerosis

    • ‘As the number of these risk factors increase, so does the risk of developing atherosclerotic and thrombotic disease.’
    • ‘She has a history of hypertensive atherosclerotic heart disease that is currently well controlled and asymptomatic.’
    • ‘Carotid artery stenosis is characterized by atherosclerotic changes, plaquing, ulcerations, and a progressive narrowing of the carotid vessels.’
    • ‘Coronary atherosclerotic disease is a chronic process that often begins in childhood.’
    • ‘Eventually, she had a gradual onset of atherosclerotic cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, which was the basis of her terminal illness.’

Pronunciation

atherosclerotic

/ˌaθərəʊsklɪəˈrɒtɪk//ˌaθərəʊskləˈrɒtɪk/