ath·er·o·gen·e·sis (ăth'ər-ō-jĕnʹĭ-sĭs) n.
Formation of atheromatous deposits, especially on the innermost layer of arterial walls.
  [atheroma + -genesis.]   ath'er·o·genʹic (-jĕnʹĭk) adj. ath'er·o·gen·iʹci·ty (-jə-nĭsʹĭtē) n.

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