Definition of atherogenesis in English:

atherogenesis

noun

Physiology
  • The formation of fatty plaques in the arteries.

    • ‘atherogenesis is accelerated by an impaired blood flow’

Pronunciation

atherogenesis

/ˌaTHərōˈjenəsis/ /ˌæθəroʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs/

Origin

1950s from atheroma + genesis.