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ATHEROSCEROSIS

03/22/2005

Question:

How do you pronounce atherosclerosis?

Answer:

Atherosclerosis is pronounced:

Pronunciation: "a-th&-"rO-skl&-'rO-s&s

However, the following may be easier to interpret.

ath er o  scle ro sis

ath  (as in "bath")

er  (as in "her")

o as in "toe"

scle

ro (as in "row")

sis (as in "sister")

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Response by:

Doris A Haag, MSLS
Director, Nursing Library
NetWellness Administration
University of Cincinnati