The third component of the average heart is the set of coronary arteries, the blood vessels that feed blood to the heart itself.
His face turned red from the effort and for a moment I thought he might be having a coronary.
Dr. Ornish became famous in the 1990s for showing reversal of coronary artery disease using a very low-fat, near-vegetarian diet.
He was found at autopsy to have severe hardening of his coronary arteries.
This test is a noninvasive cat scan (CT scan) of your heart to look for coronary calcium buildup.
The coronary band, a prominent fleshy cornice encircling the foot just below and parallel to the perioplic band.
In these cases the coronary arteries share in the generalized arteriosclerotic process.
One bold incision from the uppermost limit of the swelling down to the coronary margin of the wall is usually sufficient.
In many cases sclerosis of the coronary arteries as a part of general arteriosclerosis has been found.
When you had the heart model over at the hospital, you showed me the coronary artery, you remember?
c.1600, "suitable for garlands," from Latin coronarius "of a crown," from corona "crown" (see crown (n.)). Anatomical use is 1670s for structure of blood vessels that surround the heart like a crown. Short for coronary thrombosis it dates from 1955. Coronary artery is recorded from 1741.
coronary cor·o·nar·y (kôr'ə-něr'ē)
Of, relating to, or being the coronary arteries or coronary veins.
Of or relating to the heart.