coronary thromboses

coronary thrombosis

noun Pathology.
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:
1925–30

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coronary thrombosis
 
n
Compare myocardial infarction Sometimes shortened to: coronary 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 pain

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

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coronary thrombosis definition


A thrombosis in the heart.

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