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noun Anatomy.
either of two arteries that originate in the aorta and supply the heart muscle with blood.
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Origin of coronary artery

First recorded in 1735–45; so called from its crownlike envelopment of the heart
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British Dictionary definitions for coronary artery

coronary artery

noun
either of two arteries branching from the aorta and supplying blood to the heart
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Scientific definitions for coronary artery

coronary artery

Either of two arteries that originate in the aorta and supply blood to the muscular tissue of the heart.
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