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Word of the Day — May 2, 2012

May 2, 2012 - Scott Viau
Atherosclerosis — ah-THEER-oh-skleh-ROH-sis — a disease of the arteries in which the deposition of plaques of fatty material occurs on their inner walls

Example: "According to a N.Y. Times file on Dick Cheney, he had a remarkable streak of luck in being able to survive five serious bouts with atherosclerosis."

 
 

 

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