"Atherosclerosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of ARTERIES that occurs with formation of ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUES within the ARTERIAL INTIMA.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Atherosclerosis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Atherosclerosis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 598 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 49 publications in 2019
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