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DIAGRAM: GASTROINTESTINAL: GI: ARTERY: Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis - 9 of 13; Fatty streaks enlarge by gradual accumulation of smooth muscle cells that migrate into the intima from the media. These smooth muscle cells increase their microsomal content and protein synthesis capabilities, and become metabolically tran