- partial or total obstruction of a coronary artery, as by a thrombus, usually resulting in infarction of the myocardium.
Origin of coronary occlusion
First recorded in 1945–50
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- Blockage of a coronary vessel, usually by thrombosis or atheroma and often leading to myocardial infarction.
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