arcus

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Related to arcus cornealis: arcus senilis, xanthelasma, arcus adiposus

arcus

[′ar·kəs]
(meteorology)
A dense and horizontal roll-shaped accessory cloud, with more or less tattered edges, situated on the lower front part of the main cloud.

arcus

A low, horizontal cloud formation associated with the leading edge of thunderstorm outflow (i.e., gust front). Roll clouds and shelf clouds are both types of arcus clouds.
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Alcohol intake, the presence or absence of arcus cornealis, and BMI were not analyzed as risk factors for CVD in the multivariate model, as mentioned.
Arcus cornealis was present in 36%, and 80% had tendon xanthomata.
Body mass index, PCVD prevalence, the presence of tendinous xanthomas and arcus cornealis, total and serum LDL-cholesterol concentrations, and the frequencies of the 118 mutations were significantly higher in patients with a definite clinical diagnosis of FH.