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Möncke·berg's sclerosis

n :  arteriosclerosis characterized by the formation of calcium deposits in the mediae of esp. the peripheral arteries
 
Möncke•berg, Johann Georg (1877-1925),
German pathologist. Mönckeberg in 1903 described for the first time a form of sclerosis affecting the middle coat of the arterial walls especially of the extremities. In 1924 he published a follow-up report.
 
   

 
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