Definition of Atherosclerotic

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Atherosclerotic: Pertaining to atherosclerosis, the process of progressive thickening and hardening of the walls of arteries from fat deposits on their inner lining. Atherosclerotic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US.

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In the U.S., 1 in every 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. See Answer

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