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Noun: coronary-artery disease
  1. Sclerosis of the arterial walls
    - arteriosclerosis, arterial sclerosis, hardening of the arteries, induration of the arteries
Noun: coronary artery disease
  1. A stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
    - atherosclerosis

Derived forms: coronary artery diseases, coronary-artery diseases

Type of: induration, sclerosis

Encyclopedia: Coronary artery disease