mönckeberg's arteriosclerosis

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Mönckeberg's arteriosclerosis Mönck·e·berg's arteriosclerosis (mung'kə-bûrgz', měng'kə-, mɶng'kə-běrks')
n.
Arteriosclerosis of the peripheral arteries, especially in the legs of older adults, characterized by deposition of calcium in the medial coat. Also called Mönckeberg's calcification, Mönckeberg's sclerosis.

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