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coronary

Pronunciation: kor'o-nar-e

Definition:

  1. Relating to or resembling a crown.
  2. denoting various anatomic structures, nerves, blood vessels, ligaments.
  3. Specifically, denoting the coronary blood vessels of the heart and, colloquially, coronary thrombosis.

[L. coronarius; fr. corona, a crown]

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