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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  
Translations of “coronary”
in Spanish coronario…
in French coronaire…
in German koronar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冠狀動脈血栓形成…
in Russian коронарный…
in Turkish kalple ilgili, koroner…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冠状动脉血栓形成…
in Polish wieńcowy…
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