arteriosclerosis obliterans

arteriosclerosis obliterans
arteriosclerosis ob·lit·e·rans -ä-'blit-ə-.ranz n chronic arteriosclerosis marked by occlusion of arteries and esp. those supplying the extremities

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arteriosclerosis in which proliferation of the intima of small vessels has caused obliteration of the lumen. See also endarteritis obliterans.

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