coronary coronary  /ˈkɔ rə ˌnɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
  2. (adj) surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart)

Usage(s):

  1. Like cholesterol, coronary calcium is only one of many risk factors that determine how vulnerable you are to heart abnormalities.
  2. After 20 years, 1,994 of the women developed coronary heart disease.
  3. So we have a greater tendency to make thrombi that can occlude the coronary vessels.

News

  1. Scientists find potential genetic drivers behind male heart disease risk

    ( University of Leicester ) University of Leicester scientists makes further important step forward in their research into the association between the Y chromosome and risk of coronary artery disease.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Homer C. Curtis, 96, psychoanalyst and teacher

    Homer C. Curtis, 96, a retired psychoanalyst and leader in the analytic community, died of coronary artery disease on Tuesday, June 4, at Waverly Heights in Gladwyne.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Coronary Artery Disease Treatment in Thailand by Vejthani Hospital

    BANGKOK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vejthani Hospital Bangkok offers the finest Coronary Artery Disease Treatment in Thailand at Vejthani Cardiac Center to cure your pain with the modernest medical technology.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. "California is a leader in promoting health and nutrition, and I am pleased to continue that tradition by being the first state in the nation to phase out trans fats," Schwarzenegger said. "Consuming trans fat is linked to coronary heart...
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Cheney, who has suffered from heart ailments in recent years, said, "I remember many occasions when we did the show when he would ask me about my health. But he never commented on his own; I was unaware that he had coronary artery disease. We could...
    on Jun 14, 2008 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: FOXNews

  3. In a post on his website, Littrell writes: "Kawasaki Disease causes inflammation in the coronary arteries as well as the walls of the small and medium sized arteries throughout the body. Unfortunately, Baylee's coronary arteries were affected. He...
    on Dec 21, 2008 By: Brian Littrell Source: Contactmusic.com

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