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Descriptor English:   Arteriosclerosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Arteriosclerosis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Arteriosclerose 
Synonyms English:   Arterioscleroses  
Tree Number:   C14.907.137.126
Definition English:   Thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of ARTERIES of all sizes. There are many forms classified by the types of lesions and arteries involved, such as ATHEROSCLEROSIS with fatty lesions in the ARTERIAL INTIMA of medium and large muscular arteries. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general; prefer specifics; do not confuse with ARTERIOLOSCLEROSIS
See Related English:   Atherectomy
Diet, Atherogenic
Embolism, Cholesterol
History Note English:   1964 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   1166 
Unique Identifier:   D001161 

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