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coronary British & World English

Relating to or denoting the arteries which surround and supply the heart

coronary vein British & World English

Any of several veins that drain blood from the heart wall and empty into the coronary sinus

coronary artery British & World English

An artery supplying blood to the heart

coronary sinus British & World English

A wide venous channel about 2.25 centimeters in length that receives blood from the coronary veins and empties into the right atrium of the heart

coronary occlusion British & World English

Partial or total obstruction of a coronary artery, usually resulting in a myocardial infarction (heart attack)

coronary care unit British & World English

A hospital department that provides special care and monitoring for heart patients

coronary thrombosis British & World English

A blockage of the flow of blood to the heart, caused by a blood clot in a coronary artery

percutaneous transluminal angioplasty British & World English

= balloon angioplasty; abbreviated PTA, PTCA.