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Angiosclerosis (angiosclerosis; Greek angeion (prefix) – the vessel relating to vessels vascular + Greek sklerosis – consolidation, hardening) – the pathological process which is characterized by consolidation and a thickening of walls of a blood vessel because of growth of connecting fabric.

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