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coronary

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒr.ən.ər.i/  us   /ˈkɔːr.ə.ner-/ (also coronary thrombosis)
an extremely dangerous medical condition in which the flow of blood to the heart is blocked by a blood clot (= a mass of blood): He's in hospital after having a coronary last week.

coronary

adjective uk   /ˈkɒr.ən.ər.i/  us   /ˈkɔːr.ə.ner-/ specialized
relating to the arteries (= thick tubes) that supply blood to the muscles of the heart: Regular exercise reduces the risk of coronary heart disease.
Translations of “coronary”
in Vietnamese động mạch vành…
in Spanish coronario…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับเส้นเลือดซึ่งหล่อเลี้ยงหัวใจ…
in Malaysian koronari…
in French coronaire…
in German koronar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冠狀動脈血栓形成…
in Indonesian koroner…
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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