coronary thrombosis

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noun Pathology.
  1. 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.

Origin of coronary thrombosis

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for coronary thrombosis

angina, asystole, tachycardia, coronary

British Dictionary definitions for coronary thrombosis

coronary thrombosis

  1. 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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coronary thrombosis in Medicine

coronary thrombosis

  1. Obstruction of a coronary artery by a thrombus, often leading to destruction of heart muscle.
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coronary thrombosis in Culture

coronary thrombosis

A thrombosis in the heart.

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