atheromas (up to 1 cm)

  • 1Atherosclerosis — For the journal, see Atherosclerosis (journal). Atherosclerosis Classification and external resources The progression of atherosclerosis (size exaggerated; see text) ICD 10 …

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  • 2atherosclerosis — atherosclerotic /ath euh roh skleuh rot ik, adh /, adj. atherosclerotically, adv. /ath euh roh skleuh roh sis, adh /, n. Pathol. a common form of arteriosclerosis in which fatty substances form a deposit of plaque on the inner lining of arterial… …

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  • 3Myocardial infarction — Heart attack redirects here. For other uses, see Heart attack (disambiguation). Myocardial infarction Classification and external resources Diagram of a myocardial infarction (2) of the tip of the anterior wall of the heart (an apical infarct)… …

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  • 4Vulnerable plaque — A vulnerable plaque is an atheromatous plaque, an unstable collection of white blood cells (primarily macrophages) and lipids (including cholesterol) in the wall of an artery which is particularly prone to produce sudden major problems, such as a …

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  • 5Fatty streak — Fatty streak, though composed of macrophage white blood cells, not fat, is the term generally given to the earliest stages of atheroma, as viewed at autopsy, looking at the inner surface of arteries, without magnification. It is not visible by… …

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  • 6arteriosclerosis — arteriosclerotic /ahr tear ee oh skleuh rot ik/, adj. /ahr tear ee oh skleuh roh sis/, n. degenerative changes in the arteries, characterized by thickening of the vessel walls and accumulation of calcium with consequent loss of elasticity and… …

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  • 7atheroma — atheromatous /ath euh rom euh teuhs, roh meuh /, adj. /ath euh roh meuh/, n., pl. atheromas, atheromata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. 1. a sebaceous cyst. 2. a mass of yellowish fatty and cellular material that forms in and beneath the inner lining of… …

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  • 8atheromatous — adjective Of, pertaining to, or having atheromas …

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  • 9atherogenesis — noun The formation of atheromas, especially on the walls of the arteries …

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  • 10Atherectomy — A procedure for opening up an artery by removing the plaque (atheroma) produced by the build up of cholesterol and other fatty substances in the inner lining of the artery from atherosclerosis ( hardening of the arteries ). Atherectomy is done… …

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  • 11arteriosclerosis — Hardening of the arteries; types generally recognized are: atherosclerosis, Mönckeberg a., and arteriolosclerosis. SYN: arterial sclerosis, vascular sclerosis. [arterio + G. sklerosis, hardness] coronary a. degenerative and metabolic changes of… …

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  • 12atherosclerosis — Arteriosclerosis characterized by irregularly distributed lipid deposits in the intima of large and medium sized arteries, causing narrowing of arterial lumens and proceeding eventually to fibrosis and calcification; lesions are usually focal and …

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  • 13cholesterol — 5 Cholesten 3β ol (cholestane with a 5,6 double bond and a 3β hydroxyl group); the most abundant steroid in animal tissues, especially in bile and gallstones, and present in food, especially food rich in animal fats; circulates in the plasma… …

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  • 14Embolie de cholestérol — L’embolie de cholestérol est une forme particulière d’embolie artérielle où il y a migration de cristaux de cholestérol, provenant le plus souvent d’une rupture d’une plaque d’athérome vers la distalité de l’arbre artériel. Elle se distingue de… …

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  • 15atheroma — UK [ˌæθəˈrəʊmə] / US [ˌæθəˈroʊmə] noun [countable] Word forms atheroma : singular atheroma plural atheromas or atheromata medical an amount of cholesterol and other substances that gradually form on the inside wall of an artery and can block the… …

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  • 16atheroma — /æθəˈroʊmə/ (say athuh rohmuh) noun (plural atheromas or atheromata /æθəˈroʊmətə/ (say athuh rohmuhtuh)) Pathology → atherosclerosis. {Greek} –atheromatous, adjective …

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  • 17atheroma — [ath΄ər ō′mə] n. pl. atheromas or atheromata [ath΄ə rō′mə tə] [ModL < Gr athērōma, tumor filled with grainy matter < athēr, awn, chaff + ōma, OMA] a condition marked by deposits of small fatty nodules on the inner walls of the arteries,… …

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  • 18atherosclerosis — [ath΄ər ō΄sklə rō′sis] n. [ModL < ATHEROMA + SCLEROSIS] a form of arteriosclerosis associated with the formation of atheromas atherosclerotic [ath΄ər ō΄sklərät′ik] adj …

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  • 19atherogenesis — noun the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis • Hypernyms: ↑pathology * * * ¦athərōˌ noun Etymology: athero + genesis : the formation of atheroma * * * atherogenˈesis noun • • • …

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  • 20coronary artery disease — noun a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries • Syn: ↑atherosclerosis • Derivationally related forms: ↑atherosclerotic (for: ↑atherosclerosis) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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