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Medical Term:

coronary arteriosclerosis


Definition: degenerative and metabolic changes of the walls of the coronary arteries usually beginning with atheroma of the intima and preceding to involve the media; also, calcified lesions known as Mönckeberg arteriosclerosis.

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