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English definition of “coronary”

coronary

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈkɔr·əˌner·i, ˈkɑr-/ medical us  
relating to the blood vessels (= tubes carrying blood) around the heart, or to the heart and diseases of the heart: coronary artery/heart disease the hospital coronary care unit

coronary

noun [C]  /ˈkɔr·əˌner·i, ˈkɑr-/ us  
(Definition of coronary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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