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Deposition of Fatty Substances in the Lining of Arteries Results in - Biology

Deposition of fatty substances in the lining of arteries results in ______.

(a)Arteriosclerosis

(b)Atherosclerosis

(c) Hyperglycemia

(d)Hypotension

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Solution

(b) Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis refers to the deposition of fatty substances in the lining of the arteries. This results in the formation of an atherosclerotic plaque which decreases the size of the arterial lumen.

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