a coronary occlusion in which there is blockage of a coronary arterial branch by a blood clot within the vessel, usually at a site narrowed by arteriosclerosis.
- coronary heart disease,
- coronary insufficiency,
- coronary occlusion,
- coronary sinus,
- coronary sulcus,
- coronary valve,
- coronary vein,
- coronary-care unit,
Origin of coronary thrombosis
First recorded in 1925–30
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a condition of interrupted blood flow to the heart due to a blood clot in a coronary artery, usually as a consequence of atherosclerosis: characterized by intense painSometimes shortened to: coronary Compare myocardial infarction
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Obstruction of a coronary artery by a thrombus, often leading to destruction of heart muscle.
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