Were you looking for information about Arteriosclerosis? Arteroslerosis is a common misspelling of arteriosclerosis.
Arteriosclerosis, a term that refers to the hardening and thickening of the arteries, is responsible for the majority of deaths in the United States. Atherosclerosis is the most common form; other types include focal calcific arteriosclerosis and arteriosclerosis obliterans. Regardless of the type, all forms of arteriosclerosis are characterized by a buildup in the arteries, either of plaque or calcium.
(Click Arteriosclerosis for an in-depth explanation of the different types of arteriosclerosis, including atherosclerosis, focal calcific arteriosclerosis, and arteriolosclerosis.)