PEIR Digital Library

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DIAGRAM: GASTROINTESTINAL: GI: ARTERY: Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis - 9 of 13; A=Lipoproteins, B=Granulocyte, C=Platelet, D=Connective Tissue, E=Smooth Muscle Cell, F=Fatty Streak, G=Foam Cell -- Fatty streaks enlarge by gradual accumulation of smooth muscle cells that migrate into the intima from the media. These sm