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coronaryadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈkɔr·əˌner·i, ˈkɑr-/ medical
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

coronarynoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɔr·əˌner·i, ˈkɑr-/
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coronarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒr.ən.ər.i/  us   /ˈkɔːr.ə.ner.i/ (also coronary thrombosis) mainlyUK
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.

coronaryadjective

uk   /ˈkɒr.ən.ər.i/  us   /ˈkɔːr.ə.ner.i/ specialized
(Definition of coronary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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