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a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery

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Atheromatosis refers to the inflammatory occlusion response of the endothelial tissue (intima) in the lumen from oxidized lipid deposits, etc.
A preliminary pathology report said the star died from an acute pulmonary oedema, a build-up of fluid on the lungs caused by the atheromatosis and said the death was due to "natural causes".
And according to reports obtained by The Sun, Gately died from atheromatosis, a thickening of the arteries.
The term atherosclerosis, he asserts, can reasonably be defined as "arteriosclerosis with atheromatosis," and its use should be restricted to that specific condition.
Relations between heavy metal poisoning and atheromatosis as well as cardiovacular disorders.