coronary occlusion

coronary occlusion

noun Pathology.
partial or total obstruction of a coronary artery, as by a thrombus, usually resulting in infarction of the myocardium.

Origin:
1945–50

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coronary occlusion n.
Blockage of a coronary vessel, usually by thrombosis or atheroma and often leading to myocardial infarction.

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