of or relating to the human heart, with respect to health.
pertaining to the arteries that supply the heart tissues and originate in the root of the aorta.
encircling like a crown, as certain blood vessels.
of or like a crown.
- post·cor·o·nar·y, adjective
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How to use coronary in a sentence
In fact, He initially thought he would use CRISPR to focus on a gene that has been found to confer substantial immunity to coronary heart disease.CRISPR gives us the power to short-circuit evolution. What now? | Dina Temple-Raston | May 21, 2021 | Washington Post
After an ambulance crew was unable to revive him, he was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead of coronary heart disease, complicated by hypertension and sarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that affects various organs.The fight over who will pay for Texas blackouts gears up | Will Englund | April 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Geoffrey Barnes, an assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School, expressed concern over the narrowing of three of Floyd’s coronary arteries.At the heart of Derek Chauvin’s trial is this question: What killed George Floyd? | Lenny Bernstein, Holly Bailey | March 11, 2021 | Washington Post
The two coronary arteries that sit on the surface of the heart and supply blood to the organ were not arranged as they should be.An NFL player’s life-threatening heart defect went unnoticed for years. Now he hopes to return. | Nicki Jhabvala | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
If you’re an average adult, you likely know someone who has had a cardiac stent implanted to fight coronary disease.My cancer might be back—and I wonder if unnecessary radiation caused it in the first place | jakemeth | September 22, 2020 | Fortune
His face turned red from the effort and for a moment I thought he might be having a coronary.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 2005, DOC paid $37,244 for one coronary bypass surgery and $32,897 for one kidney transplant surgery.Yes, Chelsea Manning Should Get Hormone Replacement Therapy on Our Dime | Brandy Zadrozny | May 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Further studies found that these individuals had higher BMIs and were more likely to develop coronary heart disease.
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.
A branch of it is turned forwards to join with the coronary circle in forming the circumflex artery of the coronet.
The circumflex vein terminates by forwarding branches to concur in the formation of the superficial coronary plexus.
The central portion lies between the lateral cartilages and immediately under the coronary cushion.
These extend downwards from the lower border of the coronary cushion to the inferior margin of the os pedis.
It only remains to state that, like the coronary cushion, the surface of the sensitive frog is closely studded with papillæ.
British Dictionary definitions for coronary
anatomy designating blood vessels, nerves, ligaments, etc, that encircle a part or structure
short for coronary thrombosis
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Scientific definitions for coronary
Relating to or involving the heart.
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Cultural definitions for coronary
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