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.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of coronary thrombosis
First recorded in 1925–30
Words nearby coronary thrombosis
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British Dictionary definitions for coronary thrombosis
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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Medical definitions for coronary thrombosis
Obstruction of a coronary artery by a thrombus, often leading to destruction of heart muscle.
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Cultural definitions for coronary thrombosis
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