atheroma


atheroma
UK [ˌæθəˈrəʊmə] / US [ˌæθəˈroʊmə] noun [countable]
Word forms "atheroma":
singular atheroma plural atheromas or atheromata medical
an amount of cholesterol and other substances that gradually form on the inside wall of an artery and can block the flow of blood

English dictionary. 2014.