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From Latin athērōma (tumor full of gruel-like matter), from Ancient Greek ἀθήρωμα (athḗrōma).

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atheroma (plural atheromas or atheromata)

  1. (pathology) An abnormal fatty deposit which develops within the walls of arteries.
  2. (pathology, obsolete) A kind of cyst on the scalp.

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