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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 of coronary thrombosis
1925-30 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for coronary-thrombosis

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 pain Sometimes shortened to coronary Compare myocardial infarction
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coronary-thrombosis in Medicine

coronary thrombosis n.
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 definition

A thrombosis in the heart.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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