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Meaning of CORONARY

Pronunciation:  'koru`neree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
  2. [adj]  surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart); "coronary arteries"
 

CORONARY is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: coronary thrombosis
 
 See Also: heart attack, thrombosis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cor"o*na*ry\ (k?r"?-n?-r?), a. [L. coronarius: cf. F.
    coronaire.]
    1. Of or pertaining to a crown; forming, or adapted to form,
       a crown or garland. ``Coronary thorns.'' --Bp. Pearson.
    
             The catalogue of coronary plants is not large in
             Theophrastus.                         --Sir T.
                                                   Browne.
    
    2. (Anat.) Resembling, or situated like, a crown or circlet;
       as, the coronary arteries and veins of the heart.
    
    
  2. \Cor"o*na*ry\, n.
    A small bone in the foot of a horse.
    
    
    
    
 
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