Associations to the word «Coronary»

Wiktionary

CORONARY, adjective. (obsolete) Pertaining to a crown or garland.
CORONARY, adjective. (anatomy) Encircling something (like a crown), especially with regard to the arteries or veins of the heart.
CORONARY, noun. A coronary thrombosis or heart attack.
CORONARY, noun. A small bone in the foot of a horse.
CORONARY ARTERIES, noun. Plural of coronary artery
CORONARY ARTERY, noun. (anatomy) An artery arising from aorta.
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, noun. (disease) (cardiology) Any disease caused by the accumulation of fatty deposits in the coronary arteries that supply blood to the myocardium.
CORONARY HEART DISEASE, noun. (disease) (cardiology) Any disease caused by the accumulation of fatty deposits in the coronary arteries that supply blood to the myocardium.
CORONARY THROMBOSIS, noun. (cardiology) (pathology) Thrombosis of a coronary artery, that is, a blockage, caused by a blood clot, of the blood flow in a coronary artery of the heart, leading to myocardial infarction.

Dictionary definition

CORONARY, noun. Obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus).
CORONARY, adjective. Surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart); "coronary arteries".

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