Meaning of “atheroma” in the English Dictionary

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"atheroma" in British English

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atheromanoun [ C ]

uk /ˌæθ.əˈrəʊ.mə/ us /ˌæθ.əˈroʊ.mə/ plural atheromas or atheromata uk /-tə/ us specialized

a substance containing a lot of fat that forms on the inside wall of an artery and causes it to become hard or blocked

(Definition of “atheroma” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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