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MP term:atherosclerotic lesions
Synonym: atherosclerosis
MP id: MP:0005338
Definition: thickening and loss of elasticity of arterial walls, involving plaque-like lipid deposition and thickening of intimal layers within arteries; progresses to narrowing of arterial lumens with fibrosis and calcification resulting in restriction of blood flow
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mammalian phenotype
        is-acardiovascular system phenotype
                is-aabnormal cardiovascular system morphology
                        is-aabnormal blood vessel morphology
                                is-aabnormal artery morphology
                                        is-aarteriosclerosis
                                                is-aatherosclerotic lesions [MP:0005338] (260 genotypes, 277 annotations)
                                                        is-aaltered susceptibility to atherosclerosis +

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last database update
04/08/2014
MGI 5.17
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