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atherogenic

[ath-uh-roh-jen-ik] /ˌæθ ə roʊˈdʒɛn ɪk/
adjective, Pathology
1.
capable of producing atheromatous plaques in arteries.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; athero- + -genic
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British Dictionary definitions for atherogenic

atherogenic

/ˌæθərəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
causing atheroma
Derived Forms
atherogenesis, noun
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atherogenic in Medicine

atherogenic ath·er·o·gen·ic (āth'ə-rō-jěn'ĭk)
adj.
Initiating, increasing, or accelerating atherogenesis.

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