[kawr-uh-ner-ee kair, kor-]
- a specialized hospital unit for the early care and treatment of heart-attack patients. Abbreviation: CCU
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coronary care unit
- A hospital unit that is specially equipped to treat and monitor patients with serious heart conditions, such as coronary thrombosis.
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