atherosclerotic etymology

English word atherosclerotic comes from English sclerotic, English athero-

Detailed word origin of atherosclerotic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sclerotic English (eng) Hard and insular.. Having or relating to sclerosis.. Of or pertaining to the sclera (anatomy) The sclerotic coat of the eye.
athero- English (eng) (medicine) arterial conditions that are characterised by gruel-like lesions.
atherosclerotic English (eng) Of, pertaining to, or afflicted with atherosclerosis.

Words with the same origin as atherosclerotic

Descendants of sclerotic
Descendants of athero-
atheroembolism atherogenesis atherogenic atheroprogression atheroprone atheroprotected atheroprotection atheroprotective atherosclerosis atherothrombogenic atherothrombosis atherothrombotic