Dr. Ornish became famous in the 1990s for showing reversal of coronary artery disease using a very low-fat, near-vegetarian diet.
This test is a noninvasive cat scan (CT scan) of your heart to look for coronary calcium buildup.
His face turned red from the effort and for a moment I thought he might be having a coronary.
c.1600, "suitable for garlands," from Latin coronarius "of a crown," from corona "crown" (see crown (n.)). Anatomical use is 1670s for structure of blood vessels that surround the heart like a crown. Short for coronary thrombosis it dates from 1955. Coronary artery is recorded from 1741.
coronary cor·o·nar·y (kôr'ə-něr'ē)
Of, relating to, or being the coronary arteries or coronary veins.
Of or relating to the heart.