cerebral arteriosclerosis

cerebral arteriosclerosis

[sə′rē·brəl är‚tir·ē·ō·sklə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Hardening of the arteries of the brain, sometimes resulting in an organic mental disorder that may be primarily neurologic, primarily psychologic, or a combination of both. Also known as multiple infarct dementia.
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