hardening

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Synonyms for hardening

abnormal hardening or thickening of tissue

the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

the act of making something harder (firmer or tighter or more compact)

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The most serious effects are due to a condition called atherosclerosis, which is the narrowing and hardening of arteries.
Washington, May 17 ( ANI ): Researchers have come a step closer towards limiting arterioscelorosis disease - an illness in which hardening of arteries occurs and the supply of oxygen-rich blood throughout the body is squeezed off.
Experts suspect that a loss of elastic fibres may cause both the crease and the hardening of arteries.
To help avoid the hardening of arteries, a very low-animal-fat diet with an abundance of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables should be used.
Whitehouse Station NJ) for the development of treatments for the hardening of arteries, doubling the potential value of the partnership.
Studies have shown that drinking pomegranate juice frequently is extremely beneficial in fighting the hardening of arteries.
Long-term risks of consuming chlorinated water include excessive free radical formation, which accelerates aging, increases vulnerability to genetic mutation and cancer development, hinders cholesterol metabolism, and promotes hardening of arteries," writes Joseph G.
These acids have now been shown to lower triglycerides and bad cholesterol significantly and prevent blood clots and dangerous heart rhythms, inflammation and hardening of arteries.