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Meaning of CORONARY-ARTERY DISEASE

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  sclerosis of the arterial walls
  2. [n]  a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls
 
 Synonyms: arterial sclerosis, arteriosclerosis, hardening of the arteries, induration of the arteries
 
 See Also: arteriosclerosis obliterans, atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, coronary-artery disease, induration, sclerosis

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Narrowing or blockage of one or more of the coronary arteries resulting in decreased blood supply to the heart (ischemia). Also called Ischemic Heart Disease.
 

 

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