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atheromanoun [C]

uk   /ˌæθ.əˈrəʊ.mə/  us   /-ˈroʊ-/ (plural atheromas or atheromata uk   /-tə/ us   ) specialized
a ​substancecontaining 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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “atheroma”
in Chinese (Simplified) 动脉粥样化,粉瘤…
in Chinese (Traditional) 血脂塊,粥狀動脈瘤…
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