Definition of arteriosclerosis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

arteriosclerosis

 noun
noun
NAmE//ɑrˌtɪrioʊskləˈroʊsəs//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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a condition in which the walls of the arteries become thick and hard, making it difficult for blood to flow
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: arteriosclerosis