Definition of atherogenesis in English:

atherogenesis

Pronunciation /ˌaTHərōˈjenəsis/ /ˌæθəroʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs/

noun

Physiology
  • The formation of fatty plaques in the arteries.

    • ‘atherogenesis is accelerated by an impaired blood flow’

Origin

1950s from atheroma + genesis.