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Definition of "coronary" []

  • Of, relating to, or being the coronary arteries or coronary veins. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the heart. (adjective)
  • A coronary thrombosis or heart attack. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coronary" in a sentence
  • "Significant research into gender differences in coronary artery disease has been underway only in the past 10 years."
  • "Heart catheterization is done and stent is placed in coronary artery."
  • "In fact, the vast bulk of expense to the medical system today, in coronary disease and type II diabetes, is caused by people making bad personal decisions over a long period of time."