coronary thrombosiscoronary thrombosis
the formation of a clot in a branch of either of the coronary arteries, resulting in obstruction of that artery
also called coronary occlusion
Origin of coronary thrombosiscoined (1912) by J. B. Herrick (1861-1954), United States physician
Obstruction of a coronary artery by a thrombus, often leading to destruction of heart muscle.