sclerosis of the arterioles (Freq. 2)
Hypernyms: ↑sclerosis, ↑induration

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\\ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|ōlō,  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷_əˌlō+ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun (plural arterioloscleroses)
Etymology: New Latin, from arteriola + -o- + sclerosis
: thickening of the intima of arterioles by hyaline and fatty deposits resulting in reduction of the lumen with obstruction to blood flow, seen chiefly in the kidneys (as in hypertension) but occurring also in other tissues and organs

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