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Arteriosclerosis

Arteriosclerosis literally means “hardening of the arteries” and is a broad term used to describe many diseases that cause thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of arteries. Arteries are the vessels that carry oxygenated blood full of nutrients from ...

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