coronary thrombosis
noun Date: 1926 the blocking of a coronary artery of the heart by a thrombus

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  • Coronary thrombosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 I24.0 ICD 9 414.8 …   Wikipedia

  • coronary thrombosis — n the blocking of a coronary artery of the heart by a thrombus * * * the formation of a blood clot (thrombus) in the coronary artery, which obstructs the flow of blood to the heart. This is usually due to atheroma and results in the death… …   Medical dictionary

  • coronary thrombosis — coronary thromboses N VAR A coronary thrombosis is the same as a coronary. [MEDICAL] …   English dictionary

  • coronary thrombosis — ☆ coronary thrombosis n. [coined (1912) by J. B. Herrick (1861 1954), U.S. physician] the formation of a clot in a branch of either of the coronary arteries, resulting in obstruction of that artery: also called coronary occlusion …   English World dictionary

  • Coronary thrombosis — Cor o*na*ry throm*bo sis, n. the blockage of the coronary artery of the heart by a thrombus. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coronary thrombosis — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms coronary thrombosis : singular coronary thrombosis plural coronary thromboses medical a heart attack in which the blood supply to the heart is blocked …   English dictionary

  • coronary thrombosis — coronary throm bosis n [U and C] a disease which causes someone s heart to suddenly stop working, because the flow of blood to it has been blocked by a small piece of solid blood = ↑coronary …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coronary thrombosis — coronary throm bosis noun count or uncount MEDICAL a HEART ATTACK in which the blood supply to the heart is blocked …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coronary thrombosis — noun obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus) • Syn: ↑coronary • Hypernyms: ↑coronary heart disease, ↑thrombosis • Part Holonyms: ↑heart attack …   Useful english dictionary

  • coronary thrombosis — noun Thrombosis of a coronary artery, that is, a blockage, caused by a blood clot, of the blood flow in a coronary artery of the heart, leading to myocardial infarction. Syn: heart attack …   Wiktionary

  • coronary thrombosis — Pathol. 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. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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