atheromas

atheromas
pl. from atheroma

English-Spanish medical dictionary . 2013.

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  • atheroma — 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… …   Universalium

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

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

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