Coronary definition

kôrə-nĕrē, kŏr-
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Of, relating to, or being the coronary arteries or coronary veins.
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Relating to or being the coronary arteries or coronary veins.
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Relating to the heart.
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A coronary thrombosis or heart attack.
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Relating to or involving the heart.
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Of or relating to the heart.
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A coronary thrombosis or heart attack.
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Of, or in the form of, a crown.
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Like a crown; encircling.
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Designating or relating to either of two arteries, or their branches, coming from the aorta and supplying blood directly to the heart muscle.
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(loosely) A heart attack.
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Sir Thomas Browne.

The catalogue of coronary plants is not large in Theophrastus.

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(anatomy) Encircling something (like a crown), especially with regard to the arteries or veins of the heart.
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A coronary thrombosis or heart attack.

Manny had a coronary last week, followed by a triple bypass.

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A small bone in the foot of a horse.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
coronary
Plural:
coronaries

Origin of coronary

  • Latin corōnārius of a crown from corōna crown crown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin coronarius, from corona (“crown”).

    From Wiktionary