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What distinguishes atherosclerosis from arteriosclerosis? A. Arteriosclerosis can lead to blood clots. B. Atherosclerosis is characterized by plaque buildup. C. Arteriosclerosis results in
inefficient blood flow. D. Atherosclerosis is a general term for artery hardening.
B. Atherosclerosis is characterized by plaque buildup. Atherosclerosis is the most common type of arteriosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, and caused by plaque building up in the vessel. [ Over time the plaque causes thickening of the walls of the artery. Stiffness and a loss of elasticity also result. ]
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User: What distinguishes atherosclerosis from arteriosclerosis? A. Arteriosclerosis can lead to blood clots. B. Atherosclerosis is characterized by plaque buildup. C. Arteriosclerosis results in inefficient blood flow. D. Atherosclerosis is a general term for artery hardening.

Weegy: B. Atherosclerosis is characterized by plaque buildup. Atherosclerosis is the most common type of arteriosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, and caused by plaque building up in the vessel. [ Over time the plaque causes thickening of the walls of the artery. Stiffness and a loss of elasticity also result. ]
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User: The failure to deliver blood to the heart due to a narrowing of arteries results in __________. A. atherosclerosis B. a stroke C. coronary heart disease D. hypertension

User: How can atherosclerosis and a blood clot result in death? A. If the blood clot is big enough, it can stop all blood from reaching the heart. B. The blood clot can stop blood flow to heart muscle tissue and lead to the heart muscle dying. C. A blood clot in the heart can result in too much oxygen reaching the tissues of the body. D. Atherosclerosis can result in the heart hardening too much for the muscle to contract.

Weegy: How can atherosclerosis and a blood clot result in death? A. If the blood clot is big enough, it can stop all blood from reaching the heart.
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User: Once a person has been diagnosed with diabetes, what is the single greatest health threat they will face? A. arthritis B. cardiovascular disease C. obesity D. cancer

Weegy: Once a person has been diagnosed with diabetes, what is the single greatest health threat they will face? B. cardiovascular disease
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User: What distinguishes high blood pressure from conditions such as arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis? A. Arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis can't be treated with medication. B. High blood pressure is identified by chest pain. C. High blood pressure can't be treated with medication. D. High blood pressure has no symptoms.

Weegy: A. Arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis can't be treated with medication.
Expert answered|jbdash|Points 51|

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